Silicon Valley and the media industry that surrounds it values youth. The culture is driven by the 20-something irreverent founder with huge technical chops who in a “David vs. Goliath” mythology take on the titans of industry and wins. It has historically been the case that VCs would rather fund the promise of 100x in a company with a…
Amused, not that it's wrong, that you wove Silicon Valley and the media industry into the same assessment.
There is more alignment of media and capital than most tend to realize, or appreciate.