“I agree with Bill Gurley on this. Man up! Woman up! Fucking do
it! Don’t be chicken!” Wilson ranted, referring to another
One company in Wilson’s crosshairs is Uber, the ride-hailing
company valued at more than $62 billion in the private market. Its
CEO, Travis Kalanick, does not appear to be in any hurry to take
the company public. Kalanick sees an Uber IPO as being a few years
off still, and has compared its situation to being like an
eighth-grader while people are telling them to go to the prom.
Wilson, who isn’t an investor in the company, doesn’t buy it.
“He’s wimping out. That should be a publicly traded company,”
A VC upset that a company is not going public, thus preventing other VCs from reaping huge profits? Shocker.