VCs Don’t Like Content: Here Are Three Reasons Why

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http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s Note: Kevin Gao is cofounder & CEO of Hyperink, a next-gen publishing platform. Previously, he worked at shopkick, McKinsey, and self-published 2 ebooks. You can follow him on Twitter here. In Silicon Valley, there’s a widespread belief that VCs don’t invest in content businesses. Here are 3 reasons – based on my experience with Hyperink – why investors hesitate to invest in content-heavy startups. To simplify, here’s what I’ll consider a “content business:” 1. The startup owns content as a core asset. In other words, it&#8217 (IT news)