A guide to the various types of funding sources, from Valleywag.
Also see this New York Times article about low-budget startups.
Curverider hasn’t taken funding, but the subject has come up. I think a lot of companies – us included – are worried about losing their direction to VCs, and Marc Canter’s VC song at the end of In Search of the Valley really didn’t help their cause in my eyes. Funding probably wouldn’t help us make a better product, but it would certainly help give us a marketing push.
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