"If you can't invent the future, the next best thing is to fund it. "
- John Doerr
"Use your own experiences and pain points to identify an opportunity. Be arrogant thinking you can do it better than others. "
- Chris Hughes, Co-Founder, Facbook
"When you find an idea that you just can't stop thinking about, that's probably a good one to pursue. "
- Josh James, Co-Founder, Omniture
"Don't spend so much time trying to choose the perfect opportunity, that you miss the right opportunity. "
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. "
- Steve Jobs, Apple
"A business model that hasn't been tried before is always interesting, even if it's likely to fail. "
- Michael Arrington, Founder, Techcrunch
"Planning is valuable, though the plan is usually useless. "
- Ben Horowitz, Co-Founder, Andreessen Horowitz.
"If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse. "
- Henry Ford, Founder, Ford