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Ritu Narayan, Zūm

With only a month’s worth of cash left, Zūm founder and CEO Ritu Narayan turned down an offer of Series A funding and held out for a term sheet from her ideal VC firm, which came two weeks later. She advises entrepreneurs to trust their own momentum, and only partner with people who will catalyze long-term growth.