The Best Venture Capital Decisions Usually Challenge the Status Quo

INSEAD Professor Henning Piezunka interviews Kleiner Perkins partner Randy Komisar:

Our best investments usually come in very close calls or significant conflicts amongst the partners. If all the partners agree “yes” or “no,” it’s usually not a good decision.

The best ventures usually challenge the status quo and make us think in ways that create natural skepticism. So we’ve got a lot of smart people around the table. If we’re not creating natural skepticism, usually, the idea isn’t disruptive enough.

A disruptive idea is going to create some natural skepticism amongst a number of people.

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