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Working on Hard Things

by Drew Meyers on 11:06 pm December 11, 2016

I’m a big fan of Chamath Palihapitiya. Why? He’s incredibly smart, and doesn’t bullshit. Below is a recent discussion he had with Semil Shah (note I also shared a video of the two a year ago). If you watch/listen, you’ll quickly realize he’s a massive proponent of working on hard problems. He breaks companies into three buckets: Bits to atoms (Amazon, Tesla, Apple, etc) Sticky bits/marketplaces (Facebook, Slack, Salesforce, etc) Everything else There’s far too many entrepreneurs (and capital) focused on #3, and not nearly enough on … Read More »

Video from @StrictlyVC Insider Series — @semil & @chamath

by Drew Meyers on 11:12 pm September 16, 2015

If you’re a startup founder, you may enjoy watching/listening to this Periscope with Semil Shah interviewing Chamath Palihapitiya. Watch HERE.

There is No Chance BitCoins Will be Successful in the US. Period.

by Drew Meyers on 11:29 pm December 16, 2013

There was some bitcoin news today in the real estate vertical – RentHop is accepting them. But watch clip #6 from the conversation Semil Shah had with Keith Rabois at Khosla Ventures: The key statement: There is No Chance BitCoins Will be Successful in the US. Period. Keith worked at both PayPal and Square prior to becoming a venture capitalist, two companies who have done a thing or two with respect to online payments, meaning he knows the payments space inside and out. What do … Read More »

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