There are many times in our lives when we're trying to cultivate a relationship with someone in order to secure their investment. If their request or their questions aren't sitting right with you, move on. Recently, I was meeting with a male VC while fundraising for my new company The Cru, a peer mentorship platform. He said, "Maybe it's because I'm a man, but I don't really understand why someone would want this. Convince me." I politely declined. Here's why.