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Idiotic article on startups on the BBC


#1

This one: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37417758

You can’t start a business without gazillion dollars in VC funding, which you can only get in Silicon Valley! Ah, us poor Britishers. First Brexit, now this! :tired_face:

Is there like a bootstrappers association that counters bullshit like this? I know there are bootstrapped conferences, is there anything that counters the big VC propaganda?


#2

I like the propaganda. It makes the masses chase unicorns and leaves a bunch of opportunities for us.


#3

Bootstrapping a business without gazillion dollars in VC funding just isn’t as exciting for the media to report on.


#4

Why do you care? Don’t you have more useful things to do than “counter” media not targeted at you?

(And as if they are going to listen; they wrote a piece, they got paid, out of mind)