Discussion Early Exit Strategy

Question Description

Canadian VC Basil Peters argues that this is the best of times for entrepreneurs because, according to recent North American statistics:

  • friends and family provide much more funding than is generally recognized
  • angel investors are gaining ground against venture funds in startup finance
  • the typical liquidation event is a merger or acquisition averaging a low sum of $20 million

Knowing what you do about equity crowdfunding and venture capital, do you think early exit startups will become more desirable and easier for entrepreneurs to execute in the future? If so, why?

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