Efficient Entrepreneurship: How to Grow Your Company Without Raising Venture Capital

Speaker:

Micah Rosenbloom
Founder Collective

Jodi Sherman Jahic
Aligned VC

Moderator:

Katie Roof
TechCrunch

Venture capital is a hell of a drug. Used properly, it’s like adrenaline energizing many of the greatest companies of the past fifty years. Used incorrectly, it creates toxic dependencies. Join this session to learn how to use VC while avoiding its unpleasant side effects, how 6 of the top 20 IPOs of the last half decade raised <$50M, and why raising less money actually increases the likelihood of success. You'll leave with the tools to make efficient entrepreneurship your mantra, equipping your company for smart growth.