Words matter. These are the best Public Company Quotes from famous people such as John Delaney, Marc Andreessen, Jay Samit, Richard Branson, Jon Oringer, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
As an entrepreneur and public company CEO, I’ve dealt with dozens of rollouts, and when unveiling a new product, the operating approach should be, ‘Hope for the best but prepare for the worst.’
I enjoy not being a public company.
As a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and public company CEO, nothing irks me more than when a startup founder talks about wanting to cash in with an initial public offering.
Fortunately we’re not a public company – we’re a private group of companies, and I can do what I want.
I met with several public company CEOs to learn about their experiences of going public and listened to as many earnings calls as I possibly could.
You can’t be an entrepreneur and work in a public company anymore.
My management style is one of inclusion, meaning we’re all one team no matter if you’re making an hourly wage at the fulfillment center floor, if you’re a C-staffer from a public company.
If you’re going to run a public company, be absolutely certain of what the parameters are, what the clarity is, that you can explain it to yourselves and explain it externally.
It’s a special thing to be a public company.
Being a public company certainly doesn’t stop you from taking a really long-term time horizon, but it does make it more difficult.
The question was, in a sense, at Princeton Review, how much value was I adding as a public company CEO. I was adding less than other people might’ve… I think you want to move on when you’ve given your best work and then feel that you’re not going to add as much value moving forward.
I wish we could be private with Tesla. It actually makes us less efficient to be a public company.
Being a public company is really terrible for most companies. I’d say Facebook and Google have done a pretty good job of standing up to the incredible quarterly pressure to hit numbers, but most companies – and I’ve observed a lot now – don’t do a very good job of that.
Venture capital is about capturing the value between the startup phase and the public company phase.
I wanted a CFO with public company experience; I needed an HR department, new office space, and a board which could help me grow the business. Insight, the private equity firm I chose, helped me with all that.
I’m a CEO of a public company. You have to show decorum.
The good parts about being a public company are increased discipline, increased execution and increased transparency to make sure that you are really building a company for a hundred years.
I always wanted to start a public company and make a lot of money.