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    Y Combinator | Aaron Harris | 4 min
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    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      2 weeks ago


      Nuggets like these are extremely helpful for me right now:

      • There's no single correct answer.
      • Fundraising is never the deciding factor in the success of a company.
      • Most investors are fine. (Don't over think it.)

      Founders raise money in order to hit specific milestones. Founders need to raise enough money to actually hit those milestones, with some buffer to account for mistakes or delays. While the press loves to talk about gigantic fundraises, smart founders raise enough to succeed, and not more.