Rich VC thinks Sandy was a good thing
Ottway Ducard stashed this in venture capital
Stashed in: @fredwilson
What Fred Wilson actually said was, "The best entrepreneurs do this well. They can take a hit and keep moving forward."
My friend's company, Access360, was getting started in 2000. They had a meeting in the towers on 9/11. They were stuck in NYC with no way out, so they used that time to completely rethink their company strategy in the face of a dramatically changing revenue landscape and company priorities due to the uncertainty. It turns out it was the smartest thing they ever did and later went on to be acquired by IBM. So it's not just engineering....
I like sensationalist headlines better. I want to practice being a copy editor for tech blogs!