For five consecutive years, Silicon Legal has been recognized by PitchBook among the top 10 most active law firms in the VC space.¹ To celebrate, we invited some of our innovative entrepreneur and seasoned investor clients to share their lighthearted reflections from 2023 and predictions of what lies ahead.

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Sunil Sanghavi

If the venture capital ecosystem was a movie, what would the title of 2023 have been?


Friend, Enemy, or Spouse?

AI Friend
Web3 Enemy
Future of Work Spouse

In five words: What’s your most outlandish prediction for the venture capital market in 2024?

VCs stop funding GenAI deals

Who, what, or where did you find your greatest inspiration in 2023?

My family was my greatest inspiration in 2023.

If you could rename one popular tech term to be more honest and descriptive, what would it be and why?

AI. We are nowhere near true AI and may never get there. ML is more correctly descriptive.

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