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rasheeeed_wallace5 karma

Or any of the NYC area airports, or LAX, or ORD, or DCA, or...

rasheeeed_wallace3 karma

Everyone’s an idealist until they raise their first round of funding.

rasheeeed_wallace3 karma

Same thing happened to Uber when SoftBank did their funding round too, right? Except with some additional tricks to make it seem like to the public that they didn’t actually devalue

rasheeeed_wallace1 karma

Hi Mike, congratulations on a really well written book. After reading it, I came away with more sympathy for Travis Kalanick than I anticipated. The whole tech company funding ecosystem is entirely fucked and it doesn’t seem to me that any of the VCs learned anything from the Uber debacle.

I read you saying that ultimately you were optimistic about tech going forward. Why is that when the VCs seem to be as fucked up as ever?