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Make Nice With the Money People

Congrats on finding investors. Now, how should you keep them happy?

If you’ve successfully landed investors for your business, you know that keeping them happy is a key part of your job. Yet sometimes that’s easier said than done. Everything from personality conflicts to deep-seated differences of opinion about how to fix problems can sour your relationships.

Good communications practices and demonstrating respect for your backers’ opinions can help maintain the peace, even when you disagree or your business faces a setback. “It’s all about stakeholder management,”

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