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Are Silicon Valley entrepreneurs taking less risk than 8-9 yrs ago?

My answer to Are Silicon Valley entrepreneurs taking less risk than 8-9 yrs ago? on Quora

I’d guess internet startups today are taking advantage of the fact that there’s a LOT more knowledge now of what works online and what doesn’t. 9 years ago people were still figuring out what the internet is useful for. Today it’s easier to figure out a product that people are likely to want, based on nearly 20 years of experience of how people use the Web.

This is Are Silicon Valley entrepreneurs taking less risk than 8-9 yrs ago? by Simon Willison, posted on 22nd January 2011.

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