To VC or Not to VC, That is the Question

TMBA326: To VC or Not to VC, That is the Question
Date: 2016-03-03
Link: Tropical MBA
 
Tropical MBAVCs have the vast majority of the people that go through the accelerator or program lose and they still win.
Most people’s biggest dreams isn’t (starting a company and becoming a billionaire).
People that are running bootstrapped businesses aren’t incentivized to talk about their businesses.
One of the nice things about owning a private company is you don’t have to disclose your financial status.
Book: Maverick
Very, very few things last forever.
It is very hard to be passionate about something for a long period of time unless you are passionate about the cash flow it spits out.
Investors want moonshots.
Raising money doesn’t necessarily mean faster growth.