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How Social Enterprises Can Avoid Three Impact Investor Red Flags

How Social Enterprises Can Avoid Three Impact Investor Red Flags

Villgro president PR Ganapathy has met with hundreds of early-stage social entrepreneurs – and he's noticed that they keep making the same mistakes when seeking impact investing. As part of NextBillion's “Survival Guide for Raising Capital” series, Ganapathy shares three essential tips to help entrepreneurs avoid some common red flags when pitching impact investors.
 

Ganapathy's comments are labeled under the three titles below:

  • Woods and trees: failing to strike a balance
  • Problems are easy; solutions are hard
  • Focus on the relationship; the transaction will follow