Max Levchin

Max Levchin

Internet businessman
Media is very different from financial services. People are very fickle and very vocal. They believe that things should be one way and not the other. It's still very rewarding to build products for huge audiences. It feels like you're making an impact.More Max Levchin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but it was kind of okay. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn't fail. It still didn't really feel great, but it did okay. Number five was PayPal.More Max Levchin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If the game designer produces more content than he can consume per month, some fraction of the people will say more quests, more tests, more challenges, more whatever, and they will be compelled by it.More Max Levchin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we compare the two, Facebook is currently a superior place to market a product like Slide. Twitter is more like a general distribution agent. It's like broadcast radio.More Max Levchin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Think of Slide as a giant media network for people to transmit information. The content that's in there now has been provided by users - it's whatever they want it to be.More Max Levchin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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