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Venture Capitalists Prefer Large Established Markets!

Many entrepreneurs only focus on bleeding-edge, burgeoning markets when developing their company’s technology, product or service offering. This is done for several reasons, including:
• Burgeoning markets have limited competition,
• Ability to establish an early foot-hold to increase the perceived “value” of their company, and the
• Difficulty in developing a differentiated, long-term competitive advantage in an established market.

I recently published this article on . It outlines why this burgeoning market approach may be too risky for many venture capitalists and then provides five reasons why venture capitalists prefer large established markets over bleeding-edge technology markets.

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All information outlined in this article comes from my new book entitled “Business Planning, Business Plans and Venture Funding – A Definitive Reference Guide for Start-up companies. This book is available at .

January 29, 2009 Posted by | Venture Capital | , , , , | Leave a comment