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If This VC Sold His Company Today, He'd Do These Things Differently

He did well, but could have done better.

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This story appears in the December 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Five years ago, I sold my startup and started working in venture capital. And while that sale made me very happy, it didn't make me all that wealthy -- especially not compared with the deals I see now, where big funding rounds and lucrative exits carry the day. So sometimes I wonder: What would I have done differently in my company if I could go back five years? Now that I'm working in VC, what bits of wisdom do I have now that I wish I had then?

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