No matter whether you sell for someone else’s nascent company or you are the CEO of your own startup, what is the goal of your enterprise? If you tell me it’s to attract investors, you may be selling yourself short, literally.
Are your activities focused on chasing after angel and venture capital investors as the goal of your venture? How about shifting your focus to acquiring customers.
Most investors will tell you that seeking their support should be your last resort. It’s a lot better if you have customers, and paying customers at that. Otherwise, you just may have traded your company for a job, essentially working for the investors’ company.