Inc.

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,”

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Inc.

Inc.2 min readFood & Wine
Keto Bulks Up
Fat is on fire for entrepreneurs hooked on the low-carb diet that helps generate ketosis—the metabolic process that uses fat as the body’s primary fuel source. “Fat satiates and keeps cravings in check, which is important when weight loss is the goal
Inc.2 min read
OpenSports
In 2014, James Gibbons was building BlackBerry apps while living with a friend who had couch space in New York City. In his free time, the University of Waterloo computer science grad would try to organize pickup basketball games in the city but foun
Inc.7 min readTech
You Could Be Next
Russian trolls are trying to divide the American public—and they’re using companies as their weapons.