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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    1999 - $5M to launch a product, 30M serious computer users. 2014 - $5K to launch, 3B serious phone users. Leverage / $ is up 100,000x.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Startups don't die when they run out of cash, they die when the founders run out of energy.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    VCs: "Too many angels!" | Angels: "Too many incubators!" | Incubators: "Too many companies!" | Entrepreneurs: "Too little of Everything."

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Next time a VC asks "What if Google does this?" counter "What if Google enters the VC business?" / via @harjeet

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Three things in life - your health, your mission, and the people you love. That's it.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    It's never been easier to start a company. It's never been harder to build one.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Mathematicians look down on Physicists, who look down on Engineers, who look down on Designers. And Designers look down on everyone.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Pitching skills are overrated. Find the right co-founder. Attack the right market. Craft the right product. Investors will pitch you.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    You have to pick something big to work on, because it's hard to commit your life to something small.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Highly recommend that every would-be investor start a company first. It's hard to understand pain in the abstract.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    I never met my greatest mentor. I wanted so much to be like him. But, his message was the opposite. Be yourself, with passionate intensity.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Cryptocurrencies are a native language for value transfer in networks more than they are a currency for humans:  http://startupboy.com/2014/04/01/the-fifth-protocol/ 

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    "No success in the professional realm can compensate for failure in the home." - A wise friend.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Crypto-nerds, your time has come. There is a small chance that the greatest wealth transfer in human history will occur via bitcoin.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    The Internet allows any two individuals to transfer data without permission from any central authority. Bitcoin does the same for value.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    My 1 repeated learning in life: "There Are No Adults" Everyone's making it up as they go along. Figure it out yourself, and do it.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Can someone at Apple please confirm that the NSA isn't building the world's largest fingerprint database using the i5s?

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    If you're a small country that would like to be the richest per capita, buy up all the Bitcoin you can and announce adoption. You're welcome

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Seems like too many people, public and private sector, are making a living slicing the pie rather than baking it.

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      Naval Ravikant @naval

    Imagine an online school where top scientists lecture a million kids at zero marginal cost. Add rigorous testing, diplomas. Goodbye college.

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