The quarter's busiest firm in Q3 wasn't Tiger Global or Insight Partners. It was Sequoia Capital China, averaging an insane 1.5 deals per day.
And I fell in love with it, with the idea that Scandinavian food doesn’t need to be product driven. It can be technically driven. Do you understand ? Italian food, for example, it’s very technically driven. It’s not so product driven. In Naples, it’s the technique of the wood oven. It’s not so much which flour they use or what tomatoes are on the pizza.
We no longer trust amateurs with vast imaginations, and we no longer challenge people to imagine futures that look radically different from the present. Instead, we defer only to experts with mainstream opinions.
Her business depended on no one ever being able to be her. Though I guess it also depended on their ability to think they might
“Momo, remember that a man’s ass is his most sacred possession. That’s where he keeps your honor. Don’t let anybody touch your ass, even for good pay. Even if I die and your ass is all you’ve got in the world, don’t weaken”
But attention is a zero sum game. If you can choose what to work on, and you choose a project that's not the best one (or at least a good one) for you, then it's getting in the way of another project that is.
“Bill’s story is a real Cinderella story. He is a devout Christian. He doesn’t even drink beer and has donated a lot of money to churches,” said a close friend of Hwang. “Only months after he moved from Peregrine to Tiger, Peregrine went bankrupt. Everyone who knew him at that time said Bill was blessed and protected by God.”
there's a ton of capital that is desperate to find a home. I wouldn't say there's caution in the market at all.