While business-to-business startups don't make the same splash in the tech-culture world as the latest applications and consumer-facing services, they do tend to be "really good at making money," Jill Krasny writes. Venture capitalists have started to take notice, with incubator 500 Startups even hosting an "unsexy" conference in August. The twist, however, is that B2B companies often generate enough revenue early on that they often aren't in dire need of outside funds, Krasny writes.

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