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VC’s Fight Back – TheUnFunded.com

By John | April 1, 2008

If you haven’t heard of Thefunded.com, it is a site where would-be entrepreneurs get to sound off against venture capitalists. The VC’s just hate it and have even recently pressured TheFunded.com with litigation threats. However, attacking TheFunded is like killing the messenger, so the VC’s are now fighting back in a big way. They have created the UnFunded.com. The Unfunded site allows a VC to comment on and rate the entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the latest VC comments.

The Next Facebook? 0 Agree
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Company:Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-03-28Public: The founder arrived 10 minutes late — and began the meeting by telling me that he just came from Sequioa (yeah, right). He then proceeded to state (five times) that his company was the next Facebook.As far as I could see, the only thing they had in common with Facebook is that the founder wore sandals to the meeting…

Stay Away 0 Agree
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Company:Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-03-28Public: The founder arrived on time and hit on my receptionist.My assistant came to bring him back to the board room, and the founder hit on my assistant.He began the pitch for his dating site by telling me that I would not get it because (1) I am married, and (2) I am over 30. He then tried a demo that crashed.60 minutes of my life I will not get back.

Mr. Arrington – Brilliant April Fools joke, just brilliant…Venture Capitalists Fight Back Against TheFunded

Topics: vc, vcfightclib, venture capital, venturebeat | No Comments »

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