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Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.”

Tim O’Reilly

If you haven’t heard of Jessica Lessin - that’s ok. She founded The Information’ . If you haven’t heard of The Information, that’s also ok . We can’t keep track of everything can we?

That said, I found this an interesting podcast on substack which I think you might enjoy.

During the cast she came out with an O’Reilly quote that I hadn’t heard - but liked … I paraphrase:

Venture Capital is the gasoline you thrown on to a working business - not something you use to start the fire.

The opening quote at the beginning of the post emerged as I tried to validate what Jessica said. I couldn’t, but I have no reason not to believe her.

It’s the second quote that I love.

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