Nothing Ventured

Raskin, Andrew
March 2002
Inc.;Mar2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p64
Describes the Software Development Forum (SDF), an event for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and job applicants, in San Jose, California in December 2001. Attitudes of venture capitalists toward startup information technology businesses; Recollection of the author's experience at the SDF; Complaints of entrepreneurs; Discussion on the situation of the industry.


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