Investor without Micro-Management

October 1st, 2018

Reflex CapitalBlogInvestor without Micro-Management

When dating with prospective portfolio companies, we often get asked about our role in our portfolio companies. How much hands-on are we? Do we interfere in the founder’s decisions? Our reply to that is: “As you wish“.

We are a team of entrepreneurs who have seen that and did that. We have deep vertical expertise in different areas, but we do not push anything. If you wanna go your way, fine with us. If you wanna ask for our experience (and then do it your way), even better :-). We seldom ask for extensive veto rights or Board seats. We believe in accountability of the founders and to be accountable, you need to be in the driver’s seat. Our central value is to support the founder: with finance, with experience, with contacts, with being someone they can trust.

Do all of our founders ask for help? Nope. About 20% prefer to be left alone. With the rest we try to help as much as we can.

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