In 2005, I cofounded Y Combinator, the first "accelerator." Today there are hundreds of them all over the world, but in 2005 what we were doing was so unusual that most people in Silicon Valley regarded us as irrelevant.

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I haven't read this since Jessica wrote it in 2018, and I'd forgotten how good it is. There's so much in here that I had a really hard time choosing a quote to post with it.

“Growing the Puzzle Around You” by @jesslivingston I read it at least once a year.