Amazing post TA! Few people understand that the biggest investors in a startup is the founders who now spend their coming years of life to it, which is a worth a lot more than money.
Hey Matt, thanks for you comment. The reason I wrote this is that we more and more see inequality in society and that technology isn’t helping. Looking at people I know at the supply side of the demand economy, friends that worked at Amazon fulfilment centers, as well as rise of xenophobic parties in Europe, I feel we should think about solutions.
Agree. It is tremendous the amount of inbound interest I see startups getting (both ones I have in invested in and my own). At the same time it is tricky, because you risk being in constant fundraising distraction instead.
Associates seem to work too much with volume — a requirement to report 10 new companies from every trip…