Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Early Stage Investing

Josh Kopelman's Red Eye VC has a different perspective on seed funding, and failing fast.
I believe that the goal of seed funding is to validate (or disprove) an entrepreneur’s hypothesis, and thereby “de-risk” the opportunity.
He builds on the "all business plans are wrong" theme to present a view of how changing Funding Models are impacting early stage VC and startup strategies as Web 2.0 enables lower cost entry and accelerated failure, which he argues is advantageous for both entrepreneurs and
John Furrier of PodTech echoes Kopelman.

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