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Aquisitions, speed and unplanned exits

Posted in entrepreneurship by Steve Sammartino on February 25, 2013

I heard this quote for the first time – not sure if it’s an old one. You could even argue it isn’t entirely true….But thought it was a simple reminder of the types of things we should consider while we move through startup land:

“The big do not always eat the small, but the fast always eat the slow.”

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  1. Sam Sabey said, on February 25, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Ever heard that story about the rabbit and the turtle?

  2. globetrottgirl said, on March 4, 2013 at 4:51 am

    I love this quote: the fast always eat the slow. At the end of the day, you just have to learn faster than the competition.

  3. Steve said, on March 6, 2013 at 8:21 am

    Great blog! Lots of good helpful info here. We just launched startupoptions.wordpress.com yesterday come check us out sometime and keep up the good posts.

  4. Richard said, on March 22, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    That quote sure makes a lot of sense. In business, it’s a fact that the innovative and fast-growing will always dominate the stagnant and the laggards. It sure is fine to be slow and careful, but in the long run, an entrepreneur should learn to pick up haste, or he’ll get left behind and fall prey to his better colleagues.


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