Sep 15

TechCrunch Disrupt, Sept 12-14, San Francisco Part 4

"The first time (as an entrepreneur with Digg) I was painting the jet while I was flying."
~ Kevin Rose, Milk

 "It’s hard to understand: somebody invented the person computer, got kicked out of his company, and then came back when the company was on the verge of going out of business—the company had picked the wrong CEO three times in a row."
~ John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins, on Steve Jobs

"Social-local-mobile (solomo) will result in a tsunami of opportunities."
~ John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins

"We are living in this bubble of success here, largely separate from the rest of the country."
~ John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins

"We should think at scale about change & giving back. I try to back social entrepreneurs, since that is what I know."
~ John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins

"No one wants to get a message from the brand… you would rather get a message from your friend."
~ Gokul Rajaram, Facebook

"You need to understand who your brand loyalists are, and to give them tools to share your message."
~ Gokul Rajaram, Facebook

"I’m an engineer by background. I shouldn’t say I prefer computers over people, but they are much more scalable."
~ Kevin O’Connor, FindTheBest.com

"When hollywood stars start playing venture capitalists, it should be a 'Danger Will Robinson' moment for our industry."
~ Matt Cohler, Benchmark Capital

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