Video: Jim McKelvey’s 2-Minute Advice On Fundraising for Startups

Our friends over at Accelerate St. Louis recently ran into Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, at Third Degree Glass Factory. When the conversation turned to raising funds for startups, he had some advice. Here's what McKelvey had to say, some of which may surprise you.

Our friends over at Accelerate St. Louis recently ran into Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, at Third Degree Glass Factory. When the conversation turned to raising funds for startups, he had some advice. Here’s what McKelvey had to say, some of which may surprise you.

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