Posts Tagged ‘venture capital’
Join Kristie Prinz & VC Taskforce at StartUpWorld 2017
As many of you likely know, my firm is very involved with VC Taskforce, and our big spring event is coming up this Thursday: StartUp World 2017. The event is an all-day event being held this year at Pillsbury in Palo Alto, and we are pleased to have more than 25 investors participating, including but…Read More
Challenging the Silicon Valley Belief in the Necessity of Venture Capital
I would argue that there is a widely held belief among entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that you can’t build a successful company without venture capital money. However, the average company in Silicon Valley or the rest of the United States never receives an investment of venture capital. Are the companies launched without an investment of…Read More
Do entrepreneurs focus excessively on landing venture capital?
In my work with entrepreneurs and new business ventures, I am often surprised to find how many of them are convinced that they cannot build a business without venture capital financing and how few of them have even considered the idea that there might be very good reasons why they should not pursue venture capital…Read More