Arthur is one of the godfathers of Silicon Valley. He started Accel with Jim Schwartz back in 1983, and he has grown it quietly since then into one of the most-respected funds in the world.
Similar to some other investors we have studied, Arthur is not very loud online (noticing a trend?), and he has been selective with when to do public speaking appearances.
Here are some of our favorite lessons, quotes, and additional reading from studying Arthur.
We started our careers in venture. After about a week, we had a realization.
We had no idea what we were doing.
Turns out, we weren’t alone.
Junior VCs don’t get training. You’re forced to figure it out on your own.
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