Jason Green, Founding Partner at Emergence Capital, suggests that outside Silicon Valley entrepreneurs may need to approach the fundraising process differently simply because there are fewer VCs and less capital available sometimes. Green argues that outside Silicon Valley and perhaps even in the Valley, the best course of action is to have to option to say no?that is to not raise money because the business is self sustaining.
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