Inc: These Emerging Trends Will Have Real Implications for Startups and Investors

These Emerging Trends Will Have Real Implications for Startups and Investors

Before investing, one of the first questions we ask any potential portfolio company is "Who are your natural predators?" In our case, we're looking at regulatory threats and the answer has historically been the entrenched interest in whatever industry they're disrupting. Taxi medallion owners for Uber, hotels for Airbnb or casinos for FanDuel, and so on.