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Description: SAN FRANCISCO — When John Vrionis and Jyoti Bansal set out to raise money this year for their first venture capital fund, Unusual Ventures, industry peers advised them to go after the easy money — sovereign wealth funds like those managed by Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, which have become major investors in Silicon Valley.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Nov 02, 2018

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/01/technology/start-ups-venture-capital-saudi-arabia.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=business&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=5&pgtype=sectionfront

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize what the article says about the ethical concerns facing venture capital funding.
  • Is there any way to truly “know” the source of funds? Does it matter?

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