The product lens - Chris Dixon
Ottway Ducard stashed this in startups
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Actually, this is a very important point:
Some of the biggest mistakes I’ve made as an angel investor stemmed from being beholden to the finance lens. The finance lens feels more scientific and therefore appeals to analytical types. It might sound unsophisticated to say “the products for X are crappy, and I have an idea for how to make them great.” But in many cases, it’s actually that simple.
I'm not sure it means anything because people go on being the same.
I think Chris should speak in examples.
Here are the deals I passed up: here are the deals I'm making because they have a great product.