03-18-2013 | Welcome Back, Kotter

Question from audience: Do you back founders or ideas?

Paul Graham: Founders. Ideas are just indicative of how the founders can think. We look for relentlessly resourceful people. That combination is key.

Fourteen Unanswerable Questions - The Jimmy Wales Project

Down Here in the Cave - Skilluminati Research

Stewart Brand: The Electric Kool-Aid Management Consultant - CNN Money

1 comment:

  1. Ed Catmull from Pixar drives this point on ideas versus teams home at 21:50:

    Ideas don't exist in a vacuum either, it always starts with people and what they want, the idea is first part of the framework for giving it to them, before the design of the actual "product".