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Venture Capital, a Risk Taking Game?

From Mathijs de Wit - Newion Investments (@mathijsdewit) I often get this question from friends! After I tell them what kind of company I work for and what the work I do consists of. Although a 1 in 10 bet sounds pretty risky, the actual dynamics are not really risky. So my answer is always, NO. Every time a company sends its Pitchdeck, a Venture...


VC Bias towards Founder Age.

From Nick Kalliagkopoulos - Prime Ventures (@kalliagk) Mark Zuckerberg started facebook at 19. Jan Koum founded Whatsapp at his early to mid thirties. Robert Noyce founded intel at 41. Ray Kroc started McDonalds at 52 and Charles Flint launched IBM at 61. But is there really a right age to start a technology startup? My personal view would be that...