We need a middle class for startups.
“Problem: There are only two types of businesses on social media: …. Bootstrapped from zero [and] … Raised $100M+ from VCs. … Result: Aspiring entrepreneurs think these are the only two paths to startup success.” There is, of course, a budding ecosystem for this middle class. Tiny and Little Engine Ventures come to mind as investors in this middle class. But given that I have a list of 387 private equity firms based just in Chicago, I believe there’s room for middle class expansion. | learn more