Garry() @garrytan Managing Partner, @Initialized. Earliest investor in @coinbase @instacart @flexport & 100+ more—$36B in startup market cap so far. Forbes Midas List 2019 #21 🚀 Jun. 09, 2019 1 min read

Can $AMZN make money? Bezos says yes, they have profitable lines that subsidize reinvestment

The frame of Wall Street is short term

The frame of true reinvestment is long term

The latter is rare. Most just do buybacks because they are out of ideas or can’t hire/manage/ship

A lot of gems in this interview with @hblodget from 2014  https://youtu.be/Ue9uW1K_RJw 

My favorite is how you shouldn’t market a rock concert to people who want to go to the ballet 😂

Hedge funds/equity managers have short term quarterly goals. But 84% of stocks are held by multi family office, endowments, pensions, sovereign wealth, all of whom typically are long term oriented (20+ year horizon)

Incentive mismatch on Wall Street

 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/08/business/economy/stocks-economy.html 


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