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The Takeaway: Sam Altman on the New World of Startup Funding

We often talk about how hedge funds and crowdfunding are rewriting the rules of startup investing. Last night, when I interviewed Y Combinator President Sam Altman at an event for a group of Information subscribers in New York, I got a look at the new environment from the company founders’ point of view.

I was struck by Altman’s candid take on both the opportunities and the risks of the new funding environment for entrepreneurs.

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