GMAT Test Prep: CR-31911189 GMAT Critical Reasoning

Start-up companies financed by venture capitalists have a much lower failure rate than companies financed by other means Source of financing, therefore, must be a more important causative factor in the success of a start-up company than are such factors as the personal characteristics of the entrepreneur, the quality of strategic planning, or the management structure of the company.

Which of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument above?