Anonymous Founder Feedback - 2020

Published on Dec 23, 20202 min read27 views

In any given year, I interact with at least a thousand founders most of whom pitch to me. The founders go through a lot of preparation and iterations to perfect that pitch - besides running their business. I don't want to be an ass to the Founder - or at least it's my constant endeavour to be courteous and thoughtful in my interactions.

Some conscious efforts I make to respect your time and effort are 1. respond to every single text / call / LinkedIn message / email / tweet etc. (I actually do, especially if it's not from a reference), 2. be transparent about my evaluation process and where I'm at with it, 3. give genuine feedback when I decline a company. Unfortunately, I'm not competent to advise a founder on how she should run her business.

I'm sure there are times when I drop the ball and I want to reduce frequency of that occurring.

In an attempt to keep improving myself professionally, I'm opening up an anonymous feedback form. If you're a founder that reached out to me in 2020, I request you to fill this up. It will take less than 2 mins of your time but will be invaluable to me in my growth. It's completely anonymous - I'm not secretly collecting any IP/Location data in the background.

Feel free - be as honest, critical and productive as you can.

<feedback form goes here>

This feedback form is inspired from Hemant Mohapatra's 360 Feedback Form.

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