No one celebrates taking out a loan, but for some reason some people like to celebrate taking on venture investment. Best case: equity investment (whether angel or VC) is a tremendous asset with a commensurate financial obligation. Worst case: it’s an albatross around your neck…with a commensurate financial obligation.
“Angel Investors Do Make Money, Data Shows 2.5x Returns Overall” via TechCrunch
Lots of interesting data in this article which I recommend. This one quote towards the end stood out however. Taking any outside capital is an obligation and not free money. That is the burden of the entrepreneur when seeking funding from investors and one that is not to be taken lightly.(via marksbirch)