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Reuters analysis: Jawbone's demise a case of 'death by overfunding' in Silicon Valley

Reuters analysis: Jawbone's demise a case of 'death by overfunding' in Silicon Valley

In an in-depth analysis, Reuters used the example of failed consumer electronics company Jawbone to show how ample venture capital funding may have a perverse effect of keeping companies with no future alive for too long – and making them too expensive to become a suitable acquisition target.