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I got home and immediately wrote New Money a thank you email, telling him how much I appreciated him taking the time to meet with us and how excited I was to be presenting to the rest of the group at the once-a-month Screening Meeting, just two days away. I was shocked when he reiterated his invitation, confirming my time.
I was golden. I had, despite all odds, successfully made it through a process that had sunk most of the entrepreneurs who had come before me. How was it possible that I could be on the brink of failure and the brink of success at the same time?
He had secured one license worth a hundred million dollars alone. When I would meet the current president of the company—the same one who was shipping container loads each month from China—he characterized Symphony Money’s accomplishments perhaps better than anybody else. “I’m the car, sitting in the garage, of the house that he built.”
I thought the idea of giving me money in the short-term while we put together the long-term sounded like a good idea. We left the room in a state of bewilderment. I didn’t like pressure being applied. I hadn’t asked to come there, they had asked me!
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