Garry Tan

Garry Tan quotes on getting started

Founder Initialized. PM/designer/eng turned Forbes Midas List Top 100 VC in startups worth over $40B, before product-market fit.

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Being born in the late 20th century and being interested in computers and capable of programming them is basically like winning the lottery.

2

Creators must remember that it matters far more what you will create in the future than everything you’ve done in the past. This is as true for someone starting out, who might use their past as a reason not to try... to the accomplished who might fall prey to that reason too.

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Don't start with a vague capability. Start with a concrete problem for specific users with a clear path to getting off the ground.

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Shake Shack started as a money losing burger kiosk to revive an NYC park. The best things start with love, not money.

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