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Profiting During a Crisis Is Okay. Profiting From a Crisis Is Not.

A startup investor offers perspective on how to tell the difference

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Many startup founders are worried, at this moment, about being a “crisis capitalizer,” a “war profiteer,” an “ambulance chaser.” As an investor in startups, I’ve been thinking about how to offer them a more nuanced perspective by asking…

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