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What is the worst thing an investor has done to you?

Marian Melnychuk Senior .Net Developer – Upwork

September 17th, 2016

Unfortunately many times there is lack of alignment with the investor or perhaps the investor not being sophisticated enough to understand how to deal with certain strategic decisions. With this in mind, what is the worst thing that an investor has every done to you?

Sidney Sclar SID the SECURITY PRO at

September 17th, 2016

Embezzlement by indemnity theft

Yuriy Pryadko Director, Customer Solutions

September 17th, 2016

I heard a story from a trustworthy friend of the investor suggesting to increase the burn rate, and the founder was happy to do so. He had to raise another round earlier, and later he learned that the investor did it to get a larger share at a lower valuation. Can't name the names (of course), but it was a major, major player, well known in the market.