Quotes by Bill Gurley

Bill Gurley

American businessman

Alive from: 1966-

Category: Economists and businessmen

Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.

1
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    Almost everybody who thinks about local thinks about daily deals, but companies like OpenTable and Zillow and Yelp are all getting their money from the local market.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    Facebook has stitched together your social graph. The idea of an interest graph is to bring together everyone that has shared interests. If I can isolate the people who are into mountain biking in Marin, in one place, the ability to put ads against that is really high.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    Having an investor on your board of directors who is naive about public markets or finds them complex or scary is non-optimal.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    If one asserts that buying customers below what they charge them is a corporate strategy, this is in essence an arbitrage game, and arbitrage games rarely last.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    If the goal is to build companies that maximize long-term equity value, then optimizing corporate performance in a way that Wall Street appreciates is obviously critical to that goal.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    It's not for everybody to tweet, it's for everybody to follow. The more people figure that out, they see it's RSS-plus. It's literally the place you check for information.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    It's really hard to run a business against somebody who is not acting as if it were in business.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    Many consumer Internet business executives are loyalists of the Lifetime Value model, often referred to as the LTV model or formula. Lifetime value is the net present value of the profit stream of a customer.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    Marketing executives like big budgets, as big budgets make it easier to grow the top line.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
    - +
     0
    Most firms are hierarchical in nature, with everyone getting different slices of the economic pie. The problem is those slices are negotiated every time a firm raises a new fund, so in between funds, which is most of the time, the partners are trying to outgun one another to make a stronger case for themselves.
1
All Bill Gurley famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 10 found