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"We are building a 100-year startup." ~Evernote CEO Phil Libin

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He says they started Evernote "to help people remember everything."


Is it confidence or hubris they believe they're building a company they think will last a century?

Evernote now adds 40,000 users a day.

On that note, they raised another $100 million, and the company is worth $1 billion.

Total amount of money raised by Evernote so far: $195 million.

Mother of God.

This dwarfs the amount of venture capital raised by eBay ($5mm) and Google ($25mm). Will Evernote ever come close to making as much in revenues as eBay and Google? I sincerely doubt it.

Comparing Evernote with its mobile peers.

Evernote CEO Phil Libin: "My advice to aspiring entrepreneurs? Don’t do it." [Video]

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