I had forgotten about this until I was researching for a presentation at my school’s entrepreneurship class. Imagine if Nikola Tesla had brought some of his technology to VCs. Would he get the support to develop them?
Here is a good opinion piece on the idea (and also my favourite topic, “We wanted flying cars, and we got 140 characters”).
If you don’t know who Tesla is or that he was the first person to/invented/developed alternative current, radio, radar, x-rays, wireless energy transmission, hydroelectricity, cryogenic engineering, the transistor, record radio waves from space, determine the resident frequency of the earth, and more….. click here.