VCs value an entrepreneur's character traits, experience

09/22/2011 | Entrepreneur online

"TechStars," a program on Bloomberg TV, follows entrepreneurs making their way through an accelerator program. While venture capitalists are interested in ideas, "the show's big surprise is the extent to which it's all about the entrepreneurs -- their passion, past experience and knowledge of their industry. ... Traits the program's mentors are looking for include humility and an openness to taking direction," Carol Tice writes.

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