If you sit through enough pitches, you’ll quickly notice that the majority of them will have advisors listed somewhere on their team slide. (Or worse, they’ll have so many advisors that it has to be separated out to a separate slide entirely.)
It’s 2018, y’all. You don’t need advisors. You need customers.It's 2018, y'all. You don't need advisors. You need customers. Click To Tweet
If you’re serious about meeting with someone about your company monthly, put them on your actual Board of Directors. Otherwise, giving equity away to someone that you’ll barely speak with on a regular basis is a bad reflection on you and, worse, a waste of your company’s equity.