Silicon Valley can't handle hard conversations — and it's hurting entrepreneurs

Business Insider 

By: Zoe Bernard 

April 26, 2018

Silicon Valley can't handle hard conversations — and it's hurting entrepreneurs

  • There's a growing lack of transparency in Silicon Valley boardrooms, and startup founders report that they're deprived of mentorship.
  • Founders report that investors are often unable to engage in difficult conversations.

Last year, the amount of available venture capital within the US swelled to a staggering $71.9 billion— the second largest amount of available venture capital since the previous record of $76.8 billion in 2015. While this influx of new funding is making it easier for entrepreneurs to kick start their companies, it's presenting a new set of problems of its own. Read more...

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