When I was in Business School at Kellogg, investment banking and getting a job at a company like Lehman Brothers or Merrill Lynch meant that you had succeeded. The thought that Lehman Brothers has gone bankrupt is mind-boggling.
Today, I flew from LA to NYC and watched five hours of dire news on the state of the economy. Endless sound bytes of McCain saying the "fundamentals of the economy are strong" were contrasted with Obama proclaiming that McCain doesn't get it. The reality is that this is a complex situation, and my very limited understanding of economics makes me feel incompetent in understanding many of the nuances of what could have, should have, and should be done.
What I do know is this.
When the market crashed in 1999, I had a good company that did not survive. Today, I believe I have another good company -- Intent -- and I am raising money in a difficult climate. (That said, this time around I will make sure we survive!)
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