Don’t Build A Company To Sell, Build It To Last | Innovation coaching | Scoop.it

Last June, Silicon Valley-based startup Evernote closed a round of funding. When describing its business strategy, CEO Phil Libin said, "A billion dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s really cool? Making a hundred year company." Wise venture capitalists salivated over the line. The best entrepreneurs don’t build to get bought, they build for a century.