Here’s Michael Arrington’s favorite slide from the Things a VC Will Never Say slide-show.
But Not All VC’s Are Created Equal. ( I think I should trademark this). Some will actually tell you .. even better, they show what they mean by those buzzwords. Here’s Mark Suster and Paul Kedrosky explaining what viral spread really means:
The beginning is always hard, and you have to be a risk-taker. This guy looked like a lonely fool … for a while. But once you gain traction, you’re unstoppable. So there you have it: if your users go this crazy and you just can’t hold them back – then you have a viral product or service.
Oh, and about that VC preso: Chris Yeh countered with Things A Startup Founder Will Never Say: