Best 16 Quotes & Tweets on Equity

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1

Equity is the new land. Shareholder is the new landowner.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Competing with everyone: $10/hr Competing with a few: $100/hr Selling a product: $1,000/hr Building equity: $10,000/hr Making a market: $100,000/hr

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

3

If you don’t own capital in a capitalist economy, you are the capital. Things you can own: - your own business - equity in someone else’s - shares in a public company - IP: words, stories, characters - real estate, land What will you own?

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

4

Giving out equity in startups benefits ownership way more than employees. It allows the owners to push employees harder and harder because “you’ve got skin in the game now… you’re an owner.” No you aren’t. Owning less than 1% of anything isn’t ownership.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

5

One reason you cannot easily part-time do a startup is that so many of the best, clever ideas occur somewhat spontaneously. You sort of look at all the possible angles over a span of 12-18 months and one day, while looking at a tree, the proverbial apple bonks you on head.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

6

Society has had multiple stores of value, as none is perfectly secure. Gold, oil, dollars, real estate, (some) bonds & equities. Crypto is the first that’s decentralized *and* digital.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

7

Investors may prefer tokens over equity - tokens give direct ownership of revenue, equity may be profits trapped inside corporate structure.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

8

Long-term marketing: Brand building that endures over time. Short-term marketing: sales-focused activations that increase revenue. Both are important. Long-term marketing builds brand equity. Short-term marketing cashes in the equity you’ve built.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

9

The sweet spot: Get to $10M ARR without giving up control of your startup and it makes it possible to get to $100M easier. No meddling.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan

10

Good tokens coordinate distributed actors to provide and allocate scarce network resources. The rest are just equity by another name.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

11

Own assets or sell time.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

12

Make content to build equity. Make product to earn dividends.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

13

Ownership x Time = Freedom

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

14

Startup stock is either life changing or worthless. VCs have a portfolio but employees only have one shot. Choose well and make it count.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan

15

Build equity every day.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

16

Equity is for full time founders. If someone wants a full time share without putting in the work or capital, be wary.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan