Professor Scott Shane examines importance of attracting investors in startup companies

What disruptors need to attract capital

CNBC: Attracting investors is critical to a startup company’s success, but they should consider the cost of doing business with an investor, said Scott Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. “Some startups may end up saying they gave up more than they needed to. Investors want control over the company, and the more money they give, the more control they want.”