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Chapter 7. How Some VCs and Bankers Led ... > Like Sheep to the Slaughter

Like Sheep to the Slaughter

The full story is a bit more complicated than this, of course, but the fundamentals do not change. Entrepreneurs were often not unwilling adopters of the get-big-fast strategy. As a group, entrepreneurs are optimistic and in a hurry. So when their financial backers and potential underwriters urged them to go for it fast, many entrepreneurs were happy to do exactly that.

After Amazon.com got an 18-month lead on its old economy competitors, VCs and entrepreneurs were alerted to a potential opportunity in every other product category.


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