Inspired to NOT take any VC money?


“Our outfit Envato was started by myself, my big brother, my wife and my best friend,” says Collis Ta’eed (pictured below on the cover of Nett magazine). “We put in a bit of money we each had and mostly just worked hard.” In this Q&A, Ta’eed answers questions about Envato and its path to success.

My wife and I saw “The Social Network” this week, and interesting conversations followed around holding a vision for your start up company, and the role of venture capital in building a business. For some inspiration and a story on becoming successful without VC funding, read this 37 Signals post 🙂