Mike’s Note #9 — Acting in Bad Faith

Have you ever dealt with someone acting in bad faith? How did you handle it?

This week I believe a partner of Visible’s is acting in bad faith. Nothing illegal but what I would consider bad business. I’ve sent them an email outlining my concerns and have yet to hear back. I could…

  • Put them on blast online. This might feel good for a minute but will likely not solve the problem. I could also be seen as acting in bad faith.
  • Go the legal route. That sounds expensive and likely will not solve my problem.
  • Ignore it.

I’d love to hear any of your experiences and outcomes that you feel comfortable sharing. I will definitely follow up when I feel more comfortable doing so as well.


Last Weeks NoteOur Open Sourced Investor Database

  • WOW – what a response. Clearly fundraising content continues to strike a nerve. I put a big Tweet thread together thanking folks who helped out over the past week.
  • As a reminder, you can find the current database here.
  • Semi-related to the above. A lot of responses wanted a “Yelp for Investors”
  • A special shoutout to Pierre from helloscale.co – He helped strengthen our UK investor list. Make sure to check them out if you are in Europe. “We’re a digital bank for European startups – currently in beta”

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