这篇文章是 Paul Graham 写于2008年金融危机的时候。
If we've learned one thing from funding so many startups, it's that they succeed or fail based on the qualities of the founders. Which means that what matters is who you are, not when you do it. If you're the right sort of person, you'll win even in a bad economy. And if you're not, a good economy won't save you.
也就是说，他认为创业跟经济环境没太大关系。猪还是猪，牵到北京还是猪。关键是看人。 但 Investors are more of a problem. Evernote 就是在08年的时候拉不到钱，差点倒闭。
The immediate cause of death in a startup is always running out of money.
这就是最近各个风投大佬所担心的事情：现在的 startup 烧钱太快，泡沫可能马上破灭。