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Sep 09

TechCrunch Disrupt SF, part 2

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF
September 8-10, 2014
San Francisco, California

“Twitter is not going to be enough to take civilization to the next level.”
~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund

“Anti-aging is an extremely under explored field.”
~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund

“I think Silicon Valley will be the center of the US economy for the next 10-20 years. I believe that more strongly than most people.”
~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund

“Do a little bit of evil, but don’t get caught.” (as a Lyft investor, quoting his idea of Uber’s version of ‘don’t be evil’)
~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund

“Great investments may look crazy, but aren’t.”
~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund

“You can build a great business—it is neither easy nor impossible. It is hard.”
~ Peter Thiel, Founders Fund

Visual Quote:
Arnie Kuenn - TechCrunch Disrupt SF
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“How do we become the place for people to come to find things to do?”
~ Kevin Hartz, EventBrite

“We had over a million events on EventBrite last year.”
~ Julia Hartz, EventBrite

“There is a lot to be learned from the buyers side of the industry, and we are taking cues from that….”
~ Kevin Hartz, EventBrite

“We sell over a million tickets a week, and over half of those are to repeat customers.”
~ Julia Hartz, EventBrite

“Facebook likes events because they want the news feed to reflect real life, and events (do that).”
~ Julia Hartz, EventBrite

“As we move into an ‘experience economy’ your Facebook newsfeed is where you can display these experiences.”
~ Kevin Hartz, EventBrite

Conference Link: TechCrunch Disrupt SF

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