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Stanford MBA Student via Fast

February 27, 2000 3:46 PM

Stanford MBA Student via Fast Company: I developed our business model on the idea of creating an enduring, great company -- just as you taught us to do at Stanford -- and the VCs looked at me as if I were crazy. Then one of them pointed his finger at me and said, "We're not interested in enduring, great companies. Come back with an idea that you can do quickly and that you can take public or get acquired within 12 to 18 months."

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