Paul Graham

Paul Graham quotes on simplicity

Paul Graham is a computer scientist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author. Best known for funding Y Combinator.

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Does the sentence "Install the app to set up your device and create an account" scare you? It sure scares me. To me it means "You will spend the next hour dealing with complicated things that don't work."

2

I have never voluntarily looked at a startup's deck. As soon as a founder starts to open their laptop, I ask them to stop, and just tell me in words what their startup does.

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