interview with Mark Suster
I spoke with an investor recently who told me that 1,500 deals get funded / year in the US, 80 (5.3%) eventually sell for $50 million and only 8 (0.5%) eventually sell for $150 million or more.
—from Both Sides of the Table
In our uber-connected world, I think people tend to assume that information is perfect, and that great ideas always rise to the top. It’s not true. For every awesome song, great company, or brilliant mind that achieves public recognition, there are thousands that just get buried.
Marketing sucks, or at least is a lot less fun than building things. But god help you if you ignore it.
(The linked article is pretty “meh”, but hits on this point)
Well that was depressing.
Yet another installment in my recent series, “Catchy, but woefully outdated pop”
I’m not usually one to post cat videos. But here I go.
Great fucking article.
Read it. Fool.
Every day ought to be a bad day for you.
from the blog of Ben Ogle (Easel)
from the blog of Joseph Walla (hellosign/hellofax)