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Alternatives to Going Public?

Amit Chatterjee, Hara, Inc.

Don't build a company to flip it; build it to last, says Amit Chatterjee, CEO and Founder of Hara. His preferred method for startup financing is to initially take venture funding, and then to take the company public. While a startup can take additional rounds of funding, Chatterjee believes going public is a less trade-off intensive way to finance a high-growth global enterprise.