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In venture capital, only the paranoid survive

posted 458 weeks ago on BloggingStocks

Filed under: Small businessWhen talking to the founders of early-stage founders, I hear a common message: it's nearly impossible to raise venture capital. Basically, the VC world is in "hunker-down" mode because of the slowing economy as well as the dearth of IPOs and M&A deals (there were only six VC-backed IPOs last year). True, VCs are supposed to take a long-term view - but human emotions usually dominate during times of uncertainty. Hey, just look at what happened during the dot-com bust.Continue reading In venture capital, only the paranoid surviveIn venture capital, only the paranoid survive originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Thu, 12 Feb 2009 13:18:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments

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