If you are a startup founder and are driven by the idea of raising funds you are also familiar with ‘NO’s. There are different types of ‘NO’s. Ones laid down on you gently and ones delivered like a punch on your face. Either way, it is never easy. Kathryn Minshew, the founder of The Muse – a job and career advice service got rejected 148 times before she went on to raise $30m.