Don’t Overdose on VC: Lessons from 166 startup IPOs

1. Venture Capital is an extraordinary asset class

2. The last five years have been more extraordinary than usual

3. You need less than you think to get public

4. Venture Capital has diminishing returns

5. Outliers create bad mental models for founders

6. Public markets aren’t particularly generous

7. Maintaining valuation is tough

8. Some of the best companies are rarely discussed

9. Four of the 20 least-funded companies are decacorns

10. B2C Companies are worth more, But there are more B2B winners

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