STARTUPS: The legal minefield that has become the sharing economy over the past 12 months or so would, under perhaps normal circumstances, put off anyone with half a brain. But the potential rewards from success are changing the attitude of normally risk-averse investors. Read more on at Fastcolabs.
Are you a venture capital investor with a portfolio company facing a lawsuit or a political headache?
Then welcome to the club.
From Airbnb’s escalating skirmishes with the New York Attorney General, to Uber’s showdowns with taxi commissioners in cities around the world, startups seem to be increasingly comfortable - even blasé - when it comes to taking on legal and regulatory risk.
And so are their backers.
Read more on at Fastcolabs
NB:Legal bill image via Shutterstock.