Here’s an interesting chart showing the difference between venture capital (left) and venture equity (middle) …and PE (right).

“Venture capitalists back high risk companies and can tolerate these failure rates because the winners deliver such outsized returns.  It’s very much a zero sum game and many businesses that could have thrived over time, get pushed to grow too fast and find a huge market.”

Venture Equity “looks to acquire proven software businesses that have significant growth potential, sustainable over time”

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