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How Evernote’s Phil Libin Plans To Build A ‘100-Year Startup’

Evernote CEO Phil Libin isn’t interested in flipping his cloud note-taking company. In fact, he says his team has “no exit strategy” despite the fact that it has amassed 80 million users and raised $US250 million. Instead, they want to create what they call a “100-year startup.” Libin explained what […]
How Evernote’s Phil Libin Plans To Build A ‘100-Year Startup’
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What It’s Like Founding A Massive Startup With Your Brother

Stripe CEO Patrick Collison co-founded his payments company with his middle brother, John. Stripe is an easy way to accept payments on the Internet and its 80-person team currently handles billions of dollars of transactions per year. The Collison brothers are both technical founders. They grew up in rural Ireland […]
What It’s Like Founding A Massive Startup With Your Brother
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I’m Not Sure If This Startup’s Pitch Was Really Clever Or Really Creepy

Right now, I’m at a 10,000-person technology conference in Dublin called Web Summit. Web Summit resembles TechCrunch Disrupt. It’s held in a massive warehouse-type building and it is brimming with aspiring entrepreneurs who are pitching their businesses to any attendee who will listen. It’s also packed with keynotes from notable […]
I’m Not Sure If This Startup’s Pitch Was Really Clever Or Really Creepy