The Myth of ‘Shark Tank:’ What VC Funding is Really Like

The Myth of ‘Shark Tank:’ What VC Funding is Really Like Avatar Posted by smpayton under Raising Capital
From http://www.corpnet.com 613 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on April 22, 2013 5:11 am
Think the contestants on Shark Tank have it made? Think again. Here's what getting VC funding is really like behind the scenes.

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Written by smallbiztrends
608 days ago

Hi Martin -- thanks. Cute comment! :-)

I think crowdfunding is best for raising small amounts of money, not the big bucks of venture capital. But for many small businesses, $20,000 or so in crowdfunding would be more than enough to get a new business off the ground until it starts bringing in revenues.

- Anita



Written by lyceum
609 days ago

Anita: Thanks for taking a bite of the Shark Tank myth! Do you think that crowdfunding will be a viable alternative to venture capital in the future?



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