Toxic Entrepreneurs

Venture Capital Journal on toxic entrepreneurs:

Stewart Alsop, a venture partner at New Enterprise Associates in Menlo Park, has worked with a number of ball-busters in his career, and he has become convinced that in frustratingly many cases the harder an entrepreneur is to like, the more ruthlessly successful he or she becomes. “I call it my asshole theory,” he says. “The bigger the asshole, the better they do,” he laughs.

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