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All Quotes by author - Fred Wilson
" All markets have boom and bust cycles, and I think venture capital market has even more exaggerated boom and bust cycles. "
" Being an entrepreneur is hard. Having supportive and caring investors helps. "
" Blog-based businesses have lower cost structures and are more 'authentic,' and as a result are drawing larger shares of ad budgets. "
" Board meetings should not be for the benefit of the board. They should be for the benefit of the CEO and the senior team. "
" Building product is not about having a large team to manage. It is about having a small team with the right people on it. "
" Certainly anything that is news or opinion needs to be free on the Web, because the Web is this very fluid medium that is very much driven by links and the flow of visitors through a discussion via links. "
" Customers are a great way to finance a business for many reasons. First, customer financing is typically non dilutive. They want something from you other than equity in your business. Customers also help you fit your product to the market. And customers will help debug and improve the quality of the product. "
" Equity capital is expensive. Every time you do a raise, you dilute. "
" Facebook is not an unstoppable juggernaut. There are a lot of other things people can do on the web. "
" Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr are all 'User First, Brands Second' services. The brands are all over these services now. But for the most part, these services didn't do much to bring them. The engaged users did. "
" Foursquare's adoption of a game dynamic when it launched is a particularly clever implementation of a social hook. "
" Games are the most social of all things on the web. "
" Given New York City's cultural diversity, it has always attracted creative people. "
" I believe Android will be stronger in the developing world than it is in the developed world. "
" I believe the mobile OS market will play out very similarly to Windows and Macintosh, with Android in the role of Windows. And so, if you want to be in front of the largest number of users, you need to be on Android. "
" I don't like to talk about myself. I like to talk about stuff that's happening, stuff that's going to happen, and the people who are going to make it happen. "
Make It Happen
" If you are successful, you will be cloned. That's life. In fact, it's a sign that you've made it when clones of your website, mobile app, and business start cropping up. "
" If you have a native monetization system where the atomic unit of content is the ad unit, that scales down all the way to a small screen experience. That's why Twitter is performing so well on mobile. "
" I generally blog between 5:30 A.M. and 7 A.M. I will from time to time add something during the day, but for the most part blogging is an early morning activity for me. "
" I'm a free speech bigot. I don't like censorship; I just don't think it's a good thing. "
" I'm not saying M.B.A.s can't be great entrepreneurs. They can. But you don't need a degree to figure out it's costing you $5,000 per month to run your business, so you need $30,000 to keep it going for six more months. "
" I'm really interested in the intersection between reputation, identity, and knowledge. "
" Internet and mobile product development cycles are measured in months, not years. And the capital required to get a product built and into the market is less than $1 million. And the returns, when things work out, can be enormous. "
" Investing in management means building communication systems, business processes, feedback, and routines that let you scale the business and team as efficiently as possible. "
" I think 'crazy' is a compliment. I think you make money with people who are crazy. "
" It's not easy for an entrepreneur to find the time to blog. But for those who do it, it is a great tool to communicate with the various stakeholders in their business and build a reputation for thought leadership. "
" It's upsetting to me that you have to be a millionaire to invest in your friend's start-up. "
" It takes great salesmanship to convince a customer to buy something from you that isn't built or isn't finished. "
" I would like to reiterate that I don't want any profiles of me. I am not newsworthy. "
" Many artists stick to making and hire a manager to focus on their business. Artists that build websites and mobile apps can do that, too. "
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