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Current Startup Ecosystem: Venture Capital

Current Startup Ecosystem: Venture Capital

We will dive into the analysis of the current entrepreneurial ecosystem.

What is the role of venture capitalists (VCs) or financial intermediaries? Why did the "scale up fast" myth arise? Are startups unavoidably "risky business"? Has the emergence of new "unicorns" accelerated? Is there an alternative to the current model?

Using various audiovisual materials, articles and books, we explore the dangers of venture capital financing and show why this system works against entrepreneurs, and sometimes even hurts investors.

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What Is a Startup According to Francisco Santolo, CEO Scalabl

When the question arises as to what a Startup is, there are so many answers. Francisco Santolo chooses Steve Blank's words: temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. A temporary organization means: The customer development team is in search mode trying to learn on every step. They are constantly testing hypotheses. They are always going to be trying to achieve their purpose