Rating The Venture Capitalists


Editor’s note: Zach Noorani is a former VC and recent graduate of MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani.

For a profession full of business strategy experts, it’s impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional competitive analysis. Ask yourself: who are the VC’s customers? Limited partners (LPs) are probably the technically correct answer, but startups would certainly be the more fashionable one. It’s a reasonable debate. Either way, one’s the supplier and one’s the customer. Hell, maybe they’re both customers and VC’s are some kind of glorified broker. But the fact that there isn’t a popular consensus illustrates how impotent we’ve been at examining the industry.

This is important because if we recognized that a venture fund and a McDonald’s are actually the same thing at some level, we’d start asking some really good questions, such as “which funds are best in…

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