I think you’re totally right. VC funding isn’t for most people. You’re giving up a ton of control over your life and your business in the hopes that it’ll be absolutely massive. Most great businesses don’t fit that definition, nor do they need to. There’s this incorrect mythology about raising money and having the highest valuation possible that’s toxic. Frankly I think many of the bootstrapped or lifestyle founders are the happiest because they don’t play into that world.

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Operating Partner at Accomplice. Formerly of Ovuline & Abine. I’m an angel investor, writer, lawyer, gamer, & liker of sci-fi & the Enneagram.

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