Venture Capital: A Good or Bad Investment?

See for six minute on-air discussion with the Kauffman Foundation’s Harold Bradley and Tangent Capital Partners’ Bob Rice about the ongoing contraction in venture capital, what’s widely recognized as broken in the traditional model, historical returns at industry level, the implications of fund size, tensions and pricing negotiations with limited partners, and the outlook for the industry. Televised by Bloomberg

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Scale Finance LLC ( provides contract CFO services, Controller solutions, and support in raising capital, or executing M&A transactions, to entrepreneurial companies. The firm specializes in cost-effective financial reporting, budgeting & forecasting, implementing controls, complex modeling, business valuations, and other financial management, and provides strategic help for companies raising growth capital or considering M&A/recapitalization opportunities. Most of the firm’s clients are growing technology, healthcare, business services, consumer, and industrial companies at various stages of development from start-up to tens of millions in annual revenue. Scale Finance LLC has offices throughout the southeast including Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro, Wilmington, Washington D.C. and South Florida with a team of more than 30 professionals serving more than 100 companies throughout the region.