Monday, October 24, 2005

Being a contrarian can pay off

Fred Wilson has another good VC Cliche of the Week -- The Lady Doth Protest Too Much. His post highlights the value of a contrarian view in products that may upset someone else's apple cart. It's well accepted conventional wisdom amongst entrepreneurs and investors that having a contrarian often is the path to big returns but it can be hard when people you trust/respect have an opposite view.

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