Subject: Re: Wal-mart drives software industry
From: Tom Lord <>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 21:23:36 -0800 (PST)

   Tom Lord <> writes:

   > 	you need to send a short elevator pitch, and it needs to come
   > 	from somebody the VC knows.
   > Kind of a chicken-and-egg problem, that.

   Yes.  But you could also view it as a simple screening test.  Somebody
   who is not entrepreneurial enough to get an introduction to a VC is
   probably not entrepreneurial enough to run a VC-funded company.

Yes, but some of us don't like pancakes that much.