I see a lot of this happening in the technology sector. As an investor, one thing I frequently observe is that founders are often in an incredible rush. “I have never understood why founders want to run a lightning fast process to select business partners who they may have to ‘live with’ for the next seven to ten years,” Fred Wilson recently wrote on his blog. I am with Fred. There is a lot of value in building a relationship, and learning about each other as investors and founders. While definitely slower, it is a much healthier approach than swiping left or right after a quick glance at each other.
— Read on om.co/2019/08/22/the-company-you-keep/