"If you can’t build an MVP and have it in peoples hands in 3 months, you’re doing something wrong."
MVP's can actually take as little as a day to create.
Or better: How not to cold email an investor. Have you launched? Show some numbers. Not yet launched? Tell more about validations. But a standard email to every investor you can find just doesn't work.
It all starts with a very simple and clear idea: If an investor had to believe one simple thing about the world that would eventually lead them to investing in your company, what would it be?
We see it happen all too often. Founders that are vague about their metrics, exaggerate just a little bit too much, and chase a new opportunity every week. Don't be slippery! Especially not towards your mentors, advisors and investors.