Reid Hoffman Curated
Internet entrepreneur & venture capitalist
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Aim big or aim something within your reach?
Is it okay to have a crazy idea for business?
Is it important to have a great team for a startup?
How can we make a big success out of a startup?
How important is getting feedback?
How can my business stand out?
What do you mean by maintaining flexible persistence?
Can we deviate a bit from our goal sometimes?
How does failing fast help ?
How should we approach planning?
What’s the scale of Linkedin?
How did you come up with the idea of Linkedin?
How was Elon Musk back then when you founded Linkedin?
Did you think Elon was ever destined to reach such greatness?
Where did you grow up? tell us about your early days before PayPal?
Tell us about the company 6 Degrees.
How did you realize the challenges of Likedin?
How did you boost the number of users of Linkedin in early days?
Were there points were you got lucky when building Linkedin?
What were the tactics you used to grow Linkedin?
What did you feel when SocialNet failed?
Is there a lesson from Social Net failure which you remember even today?
What was your idea of monetizing Linkedin?
Where does Zuckerberg stand in your eyes among the other best entrepreneurs?
What was your first impression of Mr. Zuckerberg?
How is today’s era different than the Netscape era?
What’s the value of an MBA at Silicon Valley?
Nobody has ever said anything bad about you ever, do you have any enemies?
What do you see our most important social problems are?
Do you like being a VC or do you like to build product?
Why do you like AirBnb?
What is the most important thing we’ll learn from your book?
Talk to us about philosophy you read in school
What do you do that makes you so joyful?
Do you think of yourself as a curator? What’s the next big thing you see?
Do facebook care about creativity? Is it valuable to them?
What’s your view on diversity inclusion?
What big mistakes do you see big leaders making?
Why did you write the book “Alliance”?
How do you protect your schedule?
Are you a morning person?
Tell us about some philanthropic stuff you support
Was there a point of time when Linkedin was at the blitzscaling stage?
How did you come up with the concept and the name of “Blitzscaling?
Which entrepreneurs who are blitzscaling well?
What did you learn while on course of writing “Blitzscaling”?
Do Blitzscaling and hypergrowth differ or compliment each other?
At what level of scale do you start thinking of monetization as an entrepreneur?
After knowing so much about scaling now, would you apply this to Social Net or stick to Linkedin?
Can blitzscaling be applied to brick and mortar businesses?
Tell us about your book “Blitzscaling”
Is there any of your companies in Blitzscaling mode?
Do you reccomend scaling aggressively at the earlier stages of the business?
How can you know that you have achieved product-maket fit?
What advice would you give to newbie entrepreneurs based on the Blitzscaling philosophy?
How would you apply Blitzscaling philosophy in services businesses in America?
What is network effect?
How can viral growth of your business/app be done today?
Talk about dilution of capital while running a business
What is the role and of a founder in a business?
Why did you bring Jeff Weiner to Linkedin?
Describe the term founder energy
How can we instil the same enthusiasm in the employees as the founder of the company has for his company?
How does being contrarian help in a business?
How do a business create a network?
Explain your quote: ” If you wait until you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you have waited too long”
What led you to write “Blitzscaling”?
Take us through the five stages of Blitzscaling
What do you think about AI?
What is Greylock focusing on besides AI?
Where are you on robots and on robotic automation?
What are your thoughts on Blockchain?