Startup guy and investor at Scout Ventures
I just read Fred Wilson’s piece on growth vs. profit here. Here’s the summary:
The tech world was all woke about digital monopolies last week. The two most popular articles are here and here.
The tl;dr that seemed to solidify in the public consciousness was:
Stage 1: Company X got acquired for a billion dollars?? No way. Did I miss a meme? It’s just a rumor, it’s not official yet. Is that tweet being sarcastic but they didn’t put a “/s” at the end of it? That blog has been wrong…
Last week, I met with a group of international founders who were visiting NYC. I had a fun time meeting them and there were lots of good questions. Here are some of the top questions/answers I remembered from the session: