The financial ecosystem involves constant change, which ushers out the old guard while ushering in the brand new. For entrepreneurs, the best change — and the best impact — occurs whenever a regional VC player falls. Regional VCs play an essential role locally — and that’s where people will feel the firm’s departure most acutely.
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One reason is that, at its core, venture investing is approximately relationships. So, if a significant fund disappears in your area, relationships will be everything you need to rebuild first.