Facts about Marc Andreessen

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Marc Andreessen is a famous Businessman from USA, he/she is 48 years old and still alive, born April 26, 1971.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 37 quotes who is written / told by Marc.

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Famous quotes by Marc Andreessen (37)


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"We worked personally with a lot of great VCs. They just work incredibly hard at supporting entrepreneurs and their companies"
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"The days when a car aficionado could repair his or her own car are long past, due primarily to the high software content"
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"Qualified software engineers, managers, marketers and salespeople in Silicon Valley can rack up dozens of high-paying, high-upside job offers any time they want, while national unemployment and underemployment is sky high"
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"Perhaps the single most dramatic example of this phenomenon of software eating a traditional business is the suicide of Borders and corresponding rise of Amazon"
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"I always had the old-school model that I'm going to work for as long as I'm relevant and focus on for-profit activities and someday when I retire I'm going to learn about philanthropy"
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"Our combination of great research universities, a pro-risk business culture, deep pools of innovation-seeking equity capital and reliable business and contract law is unprecedented and unparalleled in the world"
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"One of the advantages of moving quickly is if you do something wrong you can change it"
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"In the startup world, you're either a genius or an idiot. You're never just an ordinary guy trying to get through the day"
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"I think 2012 is the year when consumers all around the world start saying no to feature phones and start saying yes to smartphones"
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"Google is working on self-driving cars, and they seem to work. People are so bad at driving cars that computers don't have to be that good to be much better"
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"Over the next 10 years, I expect many more industries to be disrupted by software, with new world-beating Silicon Valley companies doing the disruption in more cases than not"
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"My own theory is that we are in the middle of a dramatic and broad technological and economic shift in which software companies are poised to take over large swathes of the economy"
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"More and more major businesses and industries are being run on software and delivered as online services - from movies to agriculture to national defense"
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"Today's leading real-world retailer, Wal-Mart, uses software to power its logistics and distribution capabilities, which it has used to crush its competition"
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"On the back end, software programming tools and Internet-based services make it easy to launch new global software-powered start-ups in many industries - without the need to invest in new infrastructure and train new employees"
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"In the next 10 years, I expect at least five billion people worldwide to own smartphones, giving every individual with such a phone instant access to the full power of the Internet, every moment of every day"
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"Great CEOs are not just born with shiny hair and a tie"
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"With lower start-up costs and a vastly expanded market for online services, the result is a global economy that for the first time will be fully digitally wired-the dream of every cyber-visionary of the early 1990s, finally delivered, a full generation later"
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"Today's stock market actually hates technology, as shown by all-time low price/earnings ratios for major public technology companies"
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"There's always more demands than there's time to meet them, so it's constantly a matter of trying to balance them"
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"Ten to 20 years out, driving your car will be viewed as equivalently immoral as smoking cigarettes around other people is today"
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"Health care and education, in my view, are next up for fundamental software-based transformation"
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"First of all, every new company today is being built in the face of massive economic headwinds, making the challenge far greater than it was in the relatively benign '90s"
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"Companies in every industry need to assume that a software revolution is coming"
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"Any time you stand in line at the D.M.V. and look around, you're like, Oh, my God, I wish all these people were replaced by computer drivers"
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"There was a point in the late '90s where all the graduating M.B.A.'s wanted to start companies in Silicon Valley, and for the most part they were not actually qualified to do it"
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"A very large percentage of economic activity is shifting online and it makes sense that there are more services that are going to charge. It also means there are going to be more people willing to pay"
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"Over two billion people now use the broadband Internet, up from perhaps 50 million a decade ago, when I was at Netscape, the company I co-founded"
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"No one should expect building a new high-growth, software-powered company in an established industry to be easy. It's brutally difficult"
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"Innovation accelerates and compounds"
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"In short, software is eating the world"
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"Any new technology tends to go through a 25-year adoption cycle"
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"Aaron Sorkin was completely unable to understand the actual psychology of Mark or of Facebook. He can't conceive of a world where social status or getting laid or, for that matter, doing drugs, is not the most important thing"
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"When I started Netscape I was brand new out of college and all the aspects of building a business, like balance sheets and hiring people, were new to me"
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"In 2000, when my partner Ben Horowitz was CEO of the first cloud computing company, Loudcloud, the cost of a customer running a basic Internet application was approximately $150,000 a month"
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"I know where I'm putting my money"
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"Every kid coming out of Harvard, every kid coming out of school now thinks he can be the next Mark Zuckerberg, and with these new technologies like cloud computing, he actually has a shot"


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