2014 marked the highest annual total of venture capital funding since 2001, and with $47.3 billion in investments, THIS represents a 62 percent year-over-year growth. The Kauffman Startup Activity Index rose in 2015 for the first time since 2010, and angel investors are reaping the benefits, seeing returns of roughly 2.5 times their investments.But there’s another side to this story: The average burn rate of Silicon Valley companies also is peaking, and many fear the tech bubble is about to burst. Successful startups are in the minority, and many VC firms have been unable to recoup their investments.These are volatile waters, and it’s dangerous to navigate them alone. Working with a trusted a
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