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The future belongs to cats

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“The future of all retail is digital.”―Tobi Lukte, 8 December 2020

Money is worth it, maybe

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“Raising money adds risk. It narrows the definition of success, reduces the range of positive outcomes, heightens expectations, creates artificial pressures, balloons costs, and starts the countdown timer. It may be worth it, but it doesn’t make things easier.”―Jason Fried, 8 December 2020

Bets on gaps

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“Startups are a bet on the gap between what a market *could* be with the right product and what the market it *is* today. The wider the gap the better, which is why often the most underestimated startups become the biggest.”―Aaron Levie, 13 December 2020

The corner office is dead, long live the corner office

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“Sometimes my corner office has been the corner of an airport floor next to a power outlet! I’ve also heard from colleagues that feel like their office feels like an unsupervised day care center since the quarantine started. The point I want to make is there’s a world of possibility that opens up when you […]

The zero to one test

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“What important truth do very few people agree with you on?”―Peter Thiel