Garry Tan+ Your Authors @garrytan Cofounder @Initialized —Designer/eng turned VC investor in startups now worth over $36B — New YouTube videos every week — DM me on Instagram for startup advice Dec. 23, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

My $200 million mistake 

Working for Microsoft cost me $200M

I was 23 and I had a zero-risk opportunity to join a startup as employee #1. That startup is now worth $20 billion.

Anyone who makes great software will run into situations like this— it's a measure of how valuable software is in the world

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I've been making the videos all myself (no crew) and it's been fun but an amazing amount work too. Luckily I love filmmaking! 

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