Investors say lawbreakers like Airbnb, Aereo, and Uber are increasingly worth the legal bills
Are you a venture capital investor with a portfolio company facing a lawsuit or a political headache? Then welcome to the club. From Airbnb’s escalating skirmishes with the New York Attorney General, to Uber’s showdowns with taxi commissioners in cities around the world, startups seem to be increasingly comfortable - even blasé - when it comes to taking on legal and regulatory risk. And so are their backers.