there lessons learned over the past year? And what are they?
Do you chalk up everything that happens and call it an "extraordinary"
time and ignore it? No.
These black swan events, or one time incidences are going to repeat.
For the same reason you don't cancel flood insurance the day after the
100 year flood, you don't ignore the lessons of this past year.
Credit Vise Tightens for Small Businesses
Lenders are waiting to take losses in commercial real estate and
credit cards before loosening up money.
This is the new normal. Banks are not lending. They need the money in
reserve for the loan losses they know are on the books. No one who has
commercial or real estate loans out right now can feel comfortable.
But it is not just Dallas funds that are closing. All around the
country, regional funds are closing. Any fund that hasn't been able to
show a good return is getting no interest from institutional
Evidence on the dangers of not enough sleep. It is hard enough to get through and run a start-up. Putting yourself behind by not getting enough sleep makes it harder to succeed.
differences in criteria between the united states and EU. How homes
that would be LEED certified in the US would not be allowed to be
built in some other countries.
By the time the mainstream press gets in on it, it is time for the early stage VC to move on.
We knew this day was happening, and it's come.
Not to say there isn't money to be made. Only that it won't be made by the early stage folks, not in this space.
Time to transition and move to a different sector.
Southeast Drought Study Ties Water Shortage to Population, Not Global Warming
Researchers also concluded that rapid population growth was more responsible for the severe water shortages than rainfall patterns were.