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Description: On a sunny Saturday morning in New York a few months ago, a group of 50 start-up founders gathered in the dank basement of a Lower East Side bar. They scribbled notes at long tables, sipping coffee and LaCroix while a stack of pizza boxes emanated the odor of hot garlic. One by one, they gave testimonials taking aim at something nearly sacred in the technology industry: venture capital.

Source: NYT.com

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/11/technology/start-ups-rejecting-venture-capital.html

Questions for discussion:

  • What does the article say about the technology industry’s changing attitude toward venture capital?
  • Why is this occurring?
  • How can both sides adapt?

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