My Story, Kindness, and a Bottle of Water: Another Lefty’s Life Lesson

Raising money is hard, really hard. Even with a successful track record, an experienced team, and a great model, you are guaranteed to get MANY more no’s than yes’s. I’ve gotten better at the ‘pitch’ thanks to the kindness of the Angels and VC’s who have given their honest feedback like, “Wait are you a staffing company, a temp agency or contract labor force?” Which means I had obviously failed at my gig economy platform message. One person though, who I can’t even remember their name said something that has stuck with me for over a year.