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5 Venture Capital Personality Types

Posted by Warren Bergen on Thursday, June 12, 2014, In : Business 

TOP 5 VC Personality Profiles

People often try to peg venture capitalists with a singular definition based on one experience, something they heard or just general perception. And entrepreneurs that pursue venture capital often don’t care which firm offers capital, as long as it gets offered. More selective entrepreneurs are more selective and seek those firms with great references from existing investees. The most selective entrepreneur will target specific general partners within the righ...


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Defeat & Joy

Posted by Warren Bergen on Sunday, December 18, 2011, In : Business 
There were nearly 900 people seated at round tables alternating small talk with bites of chicken. The ballroom was glamorous, the chicken was dry and few paid attention to the joke telling emcee. "My wife say that if I don't give up golf, she's going to leave me. I'm really going to miss her! Har har! Isn't that right Barry? Let me tell you about Barry..."
 


I looked across to the next table at Barry, CEO of a venture I had looked at a few years prior for funding. He had been in a very diffi...

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