Thursday, May 23, 2024

Vinnie Lauria –  Managing Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

“The next decade is going to be a very competitive decade for CEOs. You are going to have to scale from 5 to 5,000 much quicker, to be more competitive, (and for) more money.”

Vinnie Lauria on SPACs’ attention on Southeast Asia’s startups.

Seth Godin Author & Coordinator of The Carbon Almanac, Founder of Akimbo

"The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing."

Dharmesh Shah, CTO & Co-Founder, HubSpot

“Many companies have forgotten they sell to actual people.”

William James – Philosopher, Psychologist

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."

Theodore Roosevelt – 26th American President

"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."

Steve Jobs – Co-founder of Apple

"If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time."

Ernest Hemingway – 1964 Nobel Laureate in Literature

"Never confuse movement with action."

Nora Ephron – Journalist, Writer and Filmmaker

"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim."

Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar – Chairman of the Leadership Council of the Malaysian International Islamic Financial Centre

"For the overall economy to thrive, it’s essential to strike a well-balanced harmony."

Ren Zhengfei – Founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies

"We must not slack off or allow mediocrity, and we must remain dedicated and inspire passion throughout the organisation."