Niklas Zennstrom Quotes.
Today as an entrepreneur you have more options.
International markets are much bigger than the U.S. In Sweden we have 9 million inhabitants, and if you’re successful in Sweden, you’re not successful – it’s such a small market.
People need to access Skype wirelessly, no matter where they are, and what happens is that we’ll be taking advantage of the rollout of Internet everywhere – WiFi and WiMax in particular.
Skype is easy enough to use so that people don’t need to be tech savvy – a lot of users just want to communicate with their friends and family, and they find this is the easiest, cheapest way. If you can use a Web browser, you can use Skype.
With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense.
I try not to dwell on big mistakes but to move on when I make a mistake. I make mistakes most of the times and that’s part of the risk profile being an entrepreneur. I guess one big mistake I did was not to start my own company earlier. I spent nine years working for others before starting Kazaa in 2000.
As an entrepreneur, if you’re the originator, you need to be faster than ever.
The thing about the Internet is the openness. People can link to each other themselves.
If you could utilize the resources of the end users’ computers, you could do things much more efficiently.