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Why Web Start-ups Can't Say No To Capital

Why are Web start-up likes Quora and Airbnb increasingly prone to taking big late-stage investments? Marc Bodnick, head of Quora’s business operations, says the answer is simple. “The more capital you have … the more comfortable and confident you can be,” he tells The New York Times. That, and “start-ups are staying private longer, venture capital firms are looking to put idle funds to work, and institutional investors are chasing returns,” NYT notes.

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