Friday, March 09, 2007

Business 2.0: VC Money Not Needed

"It's a well-established truth of today's Silicon Valley that startups don't really need venture capital. The triple-A business model of 'Ajax, AdSense, and arrogance' provides most consumer Web startups with enough revenues, courtesy Google's (GOOG) advertising network, to get by. And when it's time to sell out, cash-rich Internet giants like Google, Yahoo (YHOO), and eBay (EBAY) are just waiting to splash around some dough on small companies.
So why give away your company to venture capitalists? It's not about the money. It's about protection. And that's where Sand Hill Road starts to resemble La Cosa Nostra."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice site

You should see startupcrunch too