What’s the best way to raise money?

Fred Wilson (Co-Founder and Partner at Union Square Ventures)
College and Entrepreneurship – AVC

I believe 21 founders out of a total of 72 that we have backed in the history of USV did not graduate from college. That’s about 30%. However, I believe 17 founders have advanced degrees, including a few PhDs. So roughly a quarter of the founders we’ve backed have invested heavily in their higher education. There are no specific credentials required to get funded by USV or most other VC firms. You need to be credible as an entrepreneur. That me… (read more)