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VC Funding can be bad for your start up

More than two generations ago, the venture capital community — VCs, business angels, incubators, and others — convinced the entrepreneurial world that writing business plans and raising venture capital constituted the twin centerpieces of entrepreneurial endeavor. They did so for good reasons: the sometimes astonishing returns they’ve delivered and the incredibly large and valuable companies that their ecosystem has created.

But the vast majority of successful entrepreneurs never take any venture capital.

Source: VC Funding Can Be Bad For Your Start Up – John Mullins – Harvard Business Review

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