Marc Andreessen’s Best Advice: Build Your Passion Before Your Startup


According to Marc Andreessen, founders who are passionate to be their own bosses often aim to simply “start a company” as their goal.

Whereas, the founders who are passionate about the actual idea tend to have already built it when they start their companies.

“Startups that don’t start with a product but instead try to build one from scratch often, but not always, lack the passion you’re talking about. They can work; particularly if the founder is good enough… but when they fail they will often feel sterile and contrived the entire way.”

Key Insight

Convert your idea into a Product, before starting a company around it!