Accidental Luck

By editor on February 20, 2018 — 1 min read

I got accidentally lucky. The great thing about Silicon Valley right now is there’s a lot of companies where you can get accidentally lucky. You have to have a thematic sense of what you like, and then you just have to sort of give yourself one or two iterations to get to the place you want to be.

While Winamp was great, I ended up at AOL for a while, which was okay, not that great. But then that allowed me the platform to then get to Facebook, and that was amazing. (9:34)

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Editor's Note

These are Chamath Palihapitiya's words. They are probably some of the best thoughts on VC, business, and life, but were scattered around the Internet. They live now in this archive.