TechCrunch40: Michael Moritz Interviews Marc Andreessen, David Filo and Chad Hurley

Sequoia Capital’s Michael Moritz interviews Marc Andreessen (founder Netscape and Opsware, co-founder Ning), David Filo (co-founder Yahoo) and Chad Hurley (co-founder YouTube); the best bits: the audience Q&A:

Tips for start-ups?


  1. Have a founder who can be CEO.
  2. Don’t hire too many people too quickly. Keep the team size small until you identify a product for which there is a market.


  1. Keep your team small. You can iterate faster.
  2. Look at how you personally use your product and use that to guide your development.


  1. Hire passionate employees.

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