December 2018

THE GOOD LIFE
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All our lives we have been taught that in order to live "The Good Life" we need to make tons of money and have tons of people serving us. The good life is a matter of perspective, quality vs quantity....
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JAWBONE
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True VC stories here!!! πŸ’†πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈπŸ΅πŸ’°This is one of the biggest bullets I dodged as an investor thanks to 1) Beats by Dre 2) intuition. Jawbone was highly touted by Andreessen Horowitz and I was literally minutes from wiring them money...
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AIRBNB
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Your idea could be worth $25bn, but only if YOU act on it. No excuses. They value these companies at 20-30 times their revenue. WHATS YOUR BUSINESS, POST IN COMMENTS?! Airbnb took root in the simple idea of bringing people...
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SPOTIFY
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If you would have put $25k into Spotify in 2008 it would be worth over $68 million right now! Think about that. πŸ˜±πŸ€” After billions in funding, growing its user base to 140 million with 70 million paying subscribers, where...
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KOBE BRYANT
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Kobe made $680m over 20 years in the NBA. One of the greatest to ever play. The seed round investors (Andreessen, Chris Sacca, baseline) in Instagram who put in $2.5m made $680m in two years when they sold to facebook!...
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RIHANNA
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Rihanna will make $5-10x more for owning companies than she did making music! So much respect for this woman here. She went from making $1-2 per album sold and 200-500k for each show, which is amazing, to helping any Brand...
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DR DRE
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Dre made $750m when he sold Beats to Apple, he only owned 25%. But what he also did was inspire hundreds of athletes to invest and take equity in companies instead of just marketing dollars! He basically made my job...
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