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  • For many entrepreneurs, the venture world is needlessly opaque and confusing. Venture capital is both art and science with karma mixed in. With a synchronistic twist, this blog will try to shed light on the world "behind the curtain" as well as how key entrepreneurial lessons are mirrored in everyday life.

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Recently, I read a great post entitled Emmanuels Gift by my VC friend (and fellow blogger) Matt McCall up in Chicago. In this piece, Matt puts forth the premise that small companies or groups of people can have an emormous impact o... [Read More]

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Hi Matt, great to see you in the blogosphere! I'm also writing a blog, which occassionally concerns the difficulty of being a young entrepreneur in the midwest: http://spaces.msn.com/myelectricmayhem/
But your post today brings up a different issue. How do entrepreneurs know when to pull the plug? Is it "never say die", or are there some more rational markers that would suggest even to Steve Case or Steve Jobs that enough is enough?

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