Forget Unicorns. We Need More ‘Zebra’ Startups.

Three zebras

Unicorns, growing on an accelerated timeline, must spend significant sums while simultaneously racking up substantial losses in the first few years of operation — feeding their need to continuously raise very large amounts of money, based mainly on equity.

Is there another way to grow companies, with different funding schemes and without the continuous desperation to raise enormous amounts of equity?