Being a unicorn company is now the underlying expectation from venture capital, private equity, founders, potential talents, etc because all eyes are on the superstars of tech. But mostly because of FOMO in life and financially. It’s almost like instead of appreciating the proven summer Olympics most just can’t help but talk about Donald Trump, who just sucks all the attention.
The exciting -entertaining -unpredictable content versus the proven universal content.. It’s like fighting to buy a well dressed cow that might produce milk instead of plain cow that has proven milk production. As for this article, my focus will be about figuring out whether founders pursuing unicorn status is a great endeavor or whether simply settling for private blue chip status is a lot better. I will begin, with part 1, by providing some general info and part 2 will be where I let it burn.