Benton Leong, a GTAN angel investor, sat down with Jeffery Potvin to share the mistakes and wins of his first entrepreneurial venture. As an investor, he shares that he is vertical agnostic and that he looks at the idea and the startup team when he makes his investment decisions. As someone who has a background on Computer Science, he shared valuable insights on why many tech companies fail. He stressed the importance on how your product launch should coincide with the readiness of your target market. The discussion also touched on the importance of co-founders, mentorship, and how a Canadian startup can grow to become a global company.
Ep. 62 – Benton Leong, Archangel Funds; Investor, Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN)