"Get big quietly, so you don't tip off potential competitors. "
- Chirs Dixon, Co-Founder, Hunch.
"If you have an idea that you can't get out of your head, do a startup. Otherwise join a startup. "
- Fred Wilson, Co-Founder, Union square Ventures
"If you can't invent the future, the next best thing is to fund it. "
- John Doerr
"We watch our competitors, learn from them, see things that they were doing for customers and copy those things as much as we can. "
- Jeff Bezos, Founder, Amazon.
"Planning is valuable, though the plan is usually useless. "
- Ben Horowitz, Co-Founder, Andreessen Horowitz.
"Things that annoy me, end up fuelling my ideas. "
- Josh James, Co-Founder, Omniture.
"Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose. "
- Ayrton Senna
"We're not really good at knowing what we want, and we are very quick to say "this sucks". That's where the opportunity lies. "
- Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder, Wine Library Tv.