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Varun Fatehpuria
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The Economist 15h
WeWork is a roaring success, for now. But it may be vulnerable if there's another economic crash
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 17
Replying to @mdudas
all said and done — that cushy lifestyle is just too tough to let go off.
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 16
Goldman’s cool crisis commander finally bows out via
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Boz Jul 16
This is one of the more popular things I've written inside of Facebook so I decided to share it more broadly. It is a set of behavioral rules my team built up over time to help manage effective meetings.
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Mark Suster Jul 15
1/ From vantage point of being able to see hundreds of companies, good & bad I have some advice for founders - Get to know and love "gross margin." Revenue doesn't pay your bills, GM does
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 14
Replying to @rabois @joshelman
it’s absurd to try and enforce your eating preferences onto others. it’s even more absurd to think of it as a proxy for a company’s cultural and value system
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Financial Times Jul 11
FT Exclusive: The $22bn US investment manager Tiger Global has taken a stake of more than $1bn in Japan’s SoftBank Group, saying it believes the stock is 'meaningfully undervalued'
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 10
Replying to @patrickc
it’s easy to forget that some of the things we take for granted require a ton of backend work and an even greater thankless jobs
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The Wall Street Journal Jul 9
'Software companies taste like chicken,' says private-equity mogul Robert Smith. 'They’re selling different products, but 80% of what they do is pretty much the same'
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 8
Replying to @can
there are a lot of things wrong w this and of course ‘i-hangout-with-sergey’ isnt one
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 8
Replying to @karaswisher
how tourist-y do you plan to be ?
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Tim Culpan Jul 7
Xiaomi shares debut Monday in Hong Kong Here's a rundown of the business model, which is often misunderstood.
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Naval Jul 7
VCs and universities are both in the business of hunting black swans. They filter the applicant funnel, brand selected candidates, and harvest the winners rep to further enlarge the funnel. ‘s genius was to use the older, optimized university system to mechanize VC.
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The Wall Street Journal Jul 6
Robert Iger's Disney deal strategy: target a company that's not for sale and win over the CEO
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 6
Replying to @dkhare @plus8star
perhaps more to do w/ the cultural nuances and social construct whereby the population is more inclined towards using home-grown products
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 6
Replying to @sachinrekhi
equally convinced that it’s perhaps devoting time and resources in perfecting the process and what may seem as boring admin jobs
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 5
they should just hire him already
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The Economist Jul 5
You'll be bored if you go and paranoid if you don't. The tyranny of the office meeting
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Harvard Biz Review Jul 4
Don’t hire someone just like you, and don’t hire someone just to do all the work you don’t like doing
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Varun Fatehpuria Jul 3
It is a mystery why bankers earn so much | Financial Times
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