Eventually, the world will have to wake up from the self-induced sleep of reason.
I despised having to wade through an ocean of subprime venture capital investors, our systems of finance systemically allowing investors to rebuff the meritocracy entrepreneurs are bound by.
The first book I have read in over 30 years you should too.
First, learn how to separate the wheat from the chaff. Then, demonstrate how you contribute to their objective of producing venture style returns.
There Are Some VCs That Are Willing To Invest In Our Company, How Can We Find Out Which One Is Better For Us?
You must sift out downside investors from upside investors, right off the bat. Or your world will become a nightmare of eternal internal volatility.
How long you wait to close your venture depends on your ability to pivot and in what direction, the best pivot being upwards.
The genius of venture capital arbitrage on display: the demise of Lytro makes clear how the collusion of investor socialism in Silicon Valley destroys the opportunity for real innovation. False positives demonizing false negatives. I have a few more of these to highlight, for the sake of a meritocracy of innovation arbitrage.