Andy Dunn, author and co-founder of Bonobos, observes that venture capitalists are becoming increasingly supportive of founders with mental health issues, citing the new Founder Mental Health Pledge as evidence. He encourages founders to wait to disclose mental health challenges until they trust the investor they’re working with.
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