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Aileen Lee

American,  Businesswoman
Total Quotes : 71
Pretty Abroad Developed

From a pretty early age, I developed an interest in travel. I told my parents I wanted to live abroad, and they said, 'Well, you have to have money to do those things.'

- Aileen Lee

Appreciate High Sacrifices

I appreciate the sacrifices my dad made. I went to a great public high school.

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Give Tech Decade

History suggests the 2010s will give rise to a super-unicorn or two that reflect the key tech wave of the decade, the mobile web.

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Wait Behind Equivalent

Consider the social proof of a line of people standing behind a velvet rope, waiting to get into a club. The line makes most people walking by want to find out what's worth the wait. The digital equivalent of the velvet rope helped build viral growth for initially invite-only launches like Gmail, Gilt Groupe, Spotify, and Turntable.fm.

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Becoming Some Increasingly

I did not grow up thinking that I wanted to be an engineer. I had read some articles about girls becoming increasingly scientifically illiterate and that girls lacked confidence in their capabilities when it came to quantitative skills. And I just thought that was kind of wrong.

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Strong Been Established

Having been a venture-backed CEO, and having an established background in working with consumer-focused companies, I've built a strong network of entrepreneurs and people who can help startups.

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Behind Heroines Fastest

Female users are the unsung heroines behind the most engaging, fastest growing, and most valuable consumer Internet and e-commerce companies.

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Innovation More Given

Each major wave of technology innovation has given rise to one or more super-unicorns - companies that could change your life to work at or invest in if you're not lucky/genius enough to be a co-founder.

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Internet Social Rule

Especially when it comes to social and shopping, women rule the Internet.

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The Most Important Decade

Comscore, Nielsen, MediaMetrix and Quantcast studies all show women are the driving force of the most important net trend of the decade, the social web.

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Innovation Tech Francisco

I am committed to ensuring San Francisco remains a center for tech and the innovation capital of the world.

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Friends Colleagues Other

I have a tremendous network of friends and colleagues at other firms.

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Woman Think Am

It's not that I am saying that women and men are completely different. But I do think that if you are one of the only people around the table who is a woman, by definition, you're different.

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Big Before Entrepreneurs

A lot of the entrepreneurs and founders have big dreams and are on a mission to build things that the world has never seen before.

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May Wanting Some

Some investors may grumble about entrepreneurs wanting 'unicorn valuations.' But let's be honest: most investors want them, too, and are supporting the massive capitalization of these companies.

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Sports New Town

I grew up in New Jersey and played sports and rode my bike around. It was a really nice time - kids didn't have cellphones then - and you knew everyone in the town.

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Woman Think I Think

I think, from a woman's perspective, that my interest as an investor and the way that I relate to entrepreneurs is a little bit different.

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Funding Private Set

The question for Dropbox is whether, when they run out of private sources for funding, they will be able to maintain that valuation when they go to public sources for funding and their valuation is set on the public markets.

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Mom His Dad

My dad was a dentist; my mom managed his office.

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May Tech Females

The reality is that in a tech environment that is 90 percent to 100 percent male, it's not super-encouraging for females to be successful. It's just a lot of things that contribute to that: things that people do or things that people say that they may not realize have unintended consequences.

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