The analysis seems rudimentary and unrevealing: there are many failed businesses that share these characteristics. Given the rapid advance of artificial intelligence, however, venture capital analysts shouldn't get too comfortable.
Their names, for example, tend to be shorter and are less likely to include the founder’s name. They tend to be set up as corporations, not limited liability companies, and they are often incorporated in Delaware, a state known for its business-friendly regulations. They often apply for patents early in their corporate lives.
Friday, March 04, 2016
Don't Get Too Comfortable
Data analytics, aka "Big Data", has revolutionized sports and politics, so why not venture capital? MIT researchers list attributes of high-potential businesses: [bullets added]