Startups Weekly #8 – Bootstrapping Vs VC Funding at Pirate Summit

In the startup world, everything revolves around growing as fast as possible. Building up a company that is in the black with its revenues is often not the focus of attention. The organizers behind the Pirate Summit, therefore, wanted to celebrate the founders this year, who are already beginning to operate profitably. Besides many startups we asked for their opinion on the topic, we also talked to Kartik Varma, Managing Director of Techstars, who asked the question: Are VCs overrated?


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