Eric Scott is the technical assistant for Max Levchin and works at HVF Labs. Eric helps manage external investments at HVF, which stands for Hard, Valuable, and Fun. Eric talks on how the company got it's name, what Eric and his team look for in a pitch, and talks on why the startup Zen Payroll turned him from a skeptical investor to a major supporter when he heard their pitch.
A founder's authentic passion about the problem is infectious to investors
Do your homework on what investors' passion points are before you pitch.
How to make investors go from skeptical to enthusiastic.
Hard Valuable Fun
Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar.
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HVF - Breaking the Barrier: the race for the first 1 person $1B company
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