Marc Andreessen Quotes

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Marc Andreessen Quotes

Its hard to do that with people who think emotionally. A lot of people think in terms of people, emotions, and feelings. Thats more complicated. Engineering mentality makes it, in theory, a little easier.
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Where I grew up, we had the three TV networks, maybe two radio stations, no cable TV. We still had a long-distance party line in our neighborhood, so you could listen to all your neighbors' phone calls. We had a very small public library, and the nearest bookstore was an hour away.

— Marc Andreessen

Nokia and Research in Motion needed a modern operating system. They could have bought Palm or Android before Google did, but they didn't. Today, it's probably too late, and at the time they would have been criticized for overpaying, but as they say - shift happens.

— Marc Andreessen

Any new technology tends to go through a 25-year adoption cycle.

— Marc Andreessen

I think 2012 is the year when consumers all around the world start saying no to feature phones and start saying yes to smartphones.

— Marc Andreessen

One of the advantages of moving quickly is if you do something wrong you can change it. What technologies tend to do is they tend to make a lot of mistakes ... but then we go back and aggressively attack those mistakes - and fix them. And you usually recover pretty quickly.

— Marc Andreessen

The good news about building a company during times like this is that the companies that do succeed are going to be extremely strong and resilient.

— Marc Andreessen

I know where I'm putting my money.

— Marc Andreessen

It's much harder these days as a start-up to do physical devices.

— Marc Andreessen

Companies in every industry need to assume that a software revolution is coming.

— Marc Andreessen

Entrepreneurs say in an economic boom it's actually hard to build a company because everybody's too excited and there is too much money funding too many marginal companies.

— Marc Andreessen

There are people who are wired to be skeptics and there are people who are wired to be optimists. And I can tell you, at least from the last 20 years, if you bet on the side of the optimists, generally you're right.

— Marc Andreessen

Big breakthrough ideas often seem nuts the first time you see them.

— Marc Andreessen

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