The part to greatness is rarely having the best technology. It is far more often having the better relationship with the customer. It is a marketing game, not a technology game
– Joseph Barisonzi
The market does not care how long you worked on something or how well you did it. Effort is not rewarded. The market cares only if what you’ve done is a fit for their needs
– Carson McComas
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success
– Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter
The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but was kind of okay. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn’t fail. It still didn’t really feel great, but did okay. Number five was PayPal.
– Max Levchin, Former CTO of PayPal
Entrepreneurship is not a part-time job, and it’s not even a full-time job. It’s a lifestyle.
– Carrie Layne, Founder and CEO of BestBuzz
Do your homework and know your business better than anyone. Otherwise, someone who knows more and works harder will kick your ass
– Mark Cuban
Innovation is hard because “solving problems people didn’t know they had” and “building something no one needs” look identical at first.
– Aaron Levie, CEO at Box