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Peter Thiel’s Key Advice For Entrepreneurs And Investors (In 2 Quotes) — The Ferenstein Wire — Medium

Peter Thiel's Key Advice For Entrepreneurs And Investors (In 2 Quotes) - The Ferenstein Wire - Medium

Early Facebook investor and Paypal billionaire, Peter Thiel, revealed two key pieces of advice he gives aspiring entrepreneurs and investors this week at the Atlantic Aspen Ideas Festival. They can be distilled into two simple quotes:

To investors — Buzzwords should be a red flag

“If there are too many buzzwords in a presentation, that’s always a warning sign … Big data, cloud computing, if you hear those words you need to think fraud and run away as fast as possible.”

Thiel told Atlantic Media owner David Bradley that buzzwords are a sign that the company doesn’t have a clear direction and that they’re chasing someone else’s ideas. A good business idea should be able to stand on its own without trendy buzz words. Read more: click image or title.


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Basic stuff, but it happens all the time! #Buzzwords and more... read on.

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StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startups

StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startups | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Startup Vitamins provides inspiration and motivation for startups - and supports them too!
Startup Vitamins is a recently launched project, which offers inspiring posters with sayings from industry leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jason Fried, and more.

Profit from sold posters goes towards supporting various organizations, which develop and bring value to the startup community. Currently profits are split between StartupWeekend and Garage48, both of which help ideas come to life around the world


See more Quotes? Want it in your office? Order a Poster, Canvas, Mug, Sticker or Framed Print from StartupVitamins . Click here, support Startups, motivate yourself.

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

Exactly. Having the 'great idea' is only valid when you do something with it. The 'competitive edge' appears after the hard work is done.

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Scoop.it StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startup

Scoop.it StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startup | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Startup Vitamins provides inspiration and motivation for startups - and supports them too!
Startup Vitamins is a recently launched project, which offers inspiring posters with sayings from industry leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jason Fried, and more.

Profit from sold posters goes towards supporting various organizations, which develop and bring value to the startup community. Currently profits are split between StartupWeekend and Garage48, both of which help ideas come to life around the world


See more Quotes? Want it in your office? Order a Poster, Canvas, Mug, Sticker or Framed Print from StartupVitamins . Click here, support Startups, motivate yourself.

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

Another great quote from Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines.

You're working with people. It does matter what kind of people they are, they can't just be "high tech robots". People matter.


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StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startups & Offices

StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startups & Offices | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Startup Vitamins provides inspiration and motivation for startups - and supports them too!
Startup Vitamins is a recently launched project, which offers inspiring posters with sayings from industry leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jason Fried, and more.

Profit from sold posters goes towards supporting various organizations, which develop and bring value to the startup community. Currently profits are split between StartupWeekend and Garage48, both of which help ideas come to life around the world.



See more Quotes? Want it in your office? Order a Poster, Canvas, Mug, Sticker or Framed Print from StartupVitamins . Click here, support Startups, motivate yourself.

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

A great idea? Don't keep on thinking about it, turning around in circles, start somewhere. Jot down your main bullet points, sketch, find partners, create, start, do it. Once it's moving it's like a train: hard to stop.

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5 Quotes From Billionaire Mark Cuban That Will Inspire You To Work Your Ass Off

5 Quotes From Billionaire Mark Cuban That Will Inspire You To Work Your Ass Off | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
“Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.”

Mark Cuban is oddly inspiring, not only due to the amount of money he has been able to accumulate, or the fact that he owns the Dallas Mavericks, but also for his insight.

Each quote below encompasses how the man continues to brilliantly enhance his image and empire while also reminding us that hard work and determination do actually pay off.

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Not your classic inspiring #quotes, but straight to the point.

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Scoop.it StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startup

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Startup Vitamins provides inspiration and motivation for startups - and supports them too!Startup Vitamins is a recently launched project, which offers inspiring posters with sayings from industry leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jason Fried, and more.Profit from sold posters goes towards supporting various organizations, which develop and bring value to the startup community. Currently profits are split between StartupWeekend and Garage48, both of which help ideas come to life around the worldSee more Quotes? Want it in your office? Order a Poster, Canvas, Mug, Sticker or Framed Print from StartupVitamins . Click here, support Startups, motivate yourself.
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StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startups

StartupVitamins: Quotes for Startups | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

“You must be very patient, very persistent. The world isn’t going to shower gold coins on you just because you have a good idea. You’re going to have to work like crazy to bring that idea to the attention of people. They’re not going to buy it unless they know about it.” -Herb Kelleher, Co-founder of Southwest Arilines.


Startup Vitamins provides inspiration and motivation for startups - and supports them too!
Startup Vitamins is a recently launched project, which offers inspiring posters with sayings from industry leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jason Fried, and more.

Profit from sold posters goes towards supporting various organizations, which develop and bring value to the startup community. Currently profits are split between StartupWeekend and Garage48, both of which help ideas come to life around the world.



See more Quotes? Want it in your office? Order a Poster, Canvas, Mug, Sticker or Framed Print from StartupVitamins . Click here, support Startups, motivate yourself.

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

What a great quote by Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines. We see all these people with 'great ideas' looking for millions of dollars. No Venture Capitalist or Angel Investor is going to shoot money at you unless they see the proof that you can execute it. Actually, it's more than that, they need to see that you ARE executing it.

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StartupVitamins Quotes for Startups

StartupVitamins Quotes for Startups | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Startup Vitamins provides inspiration and motivation for startups - and supports them too!

Startup Vitamins is a recently launched project, which offers inspiring posters with sayings from industry leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jason Fried, and more.

Profit from sold posters goes towards supporting various organizations, which develop and bring value to the startup community. Currently profits are split between StartupWeekend and Garage48, both of which help ideas come to life around the world.


See more Quotes? Want it in your office? Order a Poster, Canvas, Mug, Sticker or Framed Print from StartupVitamins . Click here

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

I Love StartupVitamins, cool quotes to motivate everyone at the office. I'm trying to find the time to share one every day.

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