Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Matt on Entrepreneurship

Matthew Mullenweg, the founding developer of WordPress, and PhotoMatt blogger on a Meaningful Overnight Relationship:
I think what they [the media] really want is an unusually young founder, possibly with a partner, who stumbled on an idea in an epiphany moment, implemented it in days, and then enjoyed overnight success, preferably capped with some sort of financial hook such as a huge VC funding or selling out to a large company for millions of dollars.
I’m not a millionaire, and may never be, but there are now hundreds of people making their living using WordPress, and I expect that number to grow to tens of thousands. That’s what gets me out of bed in the morning...

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