Zola cofounder Shan-Lyn Ma and Female Founders Fund founder Anu Duggal talk about what it’s like to seek investment capital as a start-up founder and what kind of information goes into the educated gamble that is venture capitalism.
In many ways, venture capitalism has become the ground zero of FOMO and FOBO — it’s fast-paced, involving huge amounts of money, and it seems like every moment a previously unknown company (invariably led by a plucky 20-year-old) is valued at millions or billions of dollars overnight. It’s a deadly explosion of FO.
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