Gavin Baker
+ Your AuthorsArchive @GavinSBaker Managing Partner & CIO, Atreides Management LP. Formerly Fidelity OTC Fund. No investment advice, views my own. gavin-baker.medium.com/ Apr. 18, 2021 1 min read

1) “Every business is still a meme...if we the VCs can help make that meme, that helps with customers, with employees, that’s actually a big part of the war to get the best engineers, designers and product people to work at these places.”

Funny & 💯 true

 https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2021/04/14/initialized-investor-garry-tan-turned-300k-bet-on-coinbase-into-680-million/?sh=3155cb586182 

2) “Ever since the Cognitive Revolution, Sapiens have been living in a dual reality. On the one hand, the objective reality of rivers, trees and lions; and on the other hand, the imagined reality of gods, nations and corporations...

3) ...As time went by, the imagined reality became ever more powerful, so that today the very survival of rivers, trees and lions depends on the grace of imagined entities such as the United States and Google.”

- Yuval Noah Harari in “Sapiens.”

4) Harari’s idea that the ability to believe in shared myths like corporations and nations was what led to humans being able to cooperate beyond the Dunbar number is just so cool.

And since companies are just imagined entities, meme reinforcement from their investors matters. 😀


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