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Notes on raising seed money  

Chris Dixon's notes on raising financing. Solid, level-headed tips. Best read in conjunction with this article by Evan Reas, which proposes the following two-step approach:

You are never asking for money nor do you ever need it. You are either meeting with investors to talk about your business or asking them whether they want to be included in the round you are about to close.

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