Thoughts on Taking Venture Money

Roger Ehrenberg attempts to answer a fundamental question for entrepreneurs: whether or not to take venture money, and if so, from whom?

Monitor110: A Post Mortem

Roger Ehrenberg, the co-founder of Monitor110 offers up an analysis of the failure of that company, including what he calls the “seven deadly sins”:
1. The lack of a single, “the buck stops here” leader until too late in the game
2. No separation between the technology organization and the product organization
3. Too much PR, too early
4. Too much money
5. Not close enough to the customer
6. Slow … [ Read more ]