Why Risk-Taking Is The Biggest Influencer Of Business Growth

Risk and return are inversely correlated. When talking about investments, on one end of the scale you have investment funds whose main goal is to preserve wealth. They take on as little risk as possible by building a well-balanced asset portfolio that wouldn’t be too vulnerable to any single kind of adverse event – market crashes, recessions, etc. On the other end of the scale, you have early-stage startup investors, whose investments are so risky that the majority of their bets would go to 0, while a small percentage would return 100X or even 1000X, paying for all the failures.

While in the investment world the relationship between

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