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Thursday, 2 December 2010

peHUB � Moritz on Great Entrepreneurs, Cleantech, 25 Years at Sequoia, Valuations, More

peHUB � Moritz on Great Entrepreneurs, Cleantech, 25 Years at Sequoia, Valuations, More:

How a great article should be, insightful & to the point, you should click above to finish reading! ;-)

I Like this Michael guy already, but being based in London and with no Silicon Valley around, a naturally reserved guy like me had to learn to express himself to hopefully meet our equivalent Michael Moritz someday..


"Remarkable founders don’t come across as “silvery tongued devils,” says Michael Moritz of Sequoia Capital. Rather, they’re often shy, quiet and rather withdrawn.

That was one of the observations Moritz made last night in a one-hour Q&A at startup incubator Kicklabs. The Xconomy-hosted event was provocatively titled “Michael Moritz Unplugged,” but the star VC didn’t say anything terribly surprising.

Here are some highlights:

On what Sequoia looks for in entrepreneurs: “We have a great affinity for underdogs,” he says.� What great entrepreneurs have in common is an inability to think about anything but their business and mastery in their area of focus."

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