Tren Griffin+ Your Authors @trengriffin I work for Microsoft. Previously I was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm established by Craig McCaw. I am on the board of directors of Kymeta. Sep. 15, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

"We know that venture investments result in a power-law distribution of outcomes. And so one or two companies will determine the returns in a given fund." Fred Wilson 

"What matters most in VC is your 'at bats per home run.'' ... dividing the number of times a player comes to bat by the total number of home runs achieved. That is, the frequency with which the VC gets a return of more than ten times her investment." Kupor 

"VCs have a portfolio, and they want to have big wins. For entrepreneurs, it’s their whole life, and let’s say you raised five million bucks, and you have a fifty million dollar offer. That is usually where tension comes.”

Chris Dixon 

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