ProductHunt.com hosted an online chat with A-List actor, producer and investor at 'Sound Ventures', Ashton Kutcher. Topics and questions ranged from the future of technology, investing in new companies and start-ups themselves to marriage/work/life balance and even Tasty Burger vs. Umami.
His breadth of knowledge in these areas is pretty cool and amazing as is his quick wit. Check out the entire conversation here and below… Our Favorite Bits & Tips.
(when asked what it takes for a new product/company to find investors) -
(when asked what he looks for in a founder of a potential company he might invest in).
"I'm looking for founders with Grit, people who don't give up, people with the execution ability in whatever space they are disrupting, people I'd be willing to work for, people who are flexible, leaders, good communicators, people who know their company inside out."
"Driven people with great ideas find a way to investors."
(when asked how to approach a potential investor aka: ask for something)
Thanx @APlusK xx The A-List