Atlantic Exchange featuring Bill Gates

The 4 Best Bill Gates Quotes from the Atlantic Exchange

Why he doesn’t think of himself as an entrepreneur, and other insights.


1. When he prioritized science over entrepreneurship:

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2. When he was realistic about Washington's reluctance to change:

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3. When he was indignant over the claim that innovation is slowing down:

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4. When he inadvertently plugged one of our events by praising Y Combinator. Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, will be speaking at Start-Up City: Miami on March 31. Thanks, Bill:

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You can watch the full video of the event here.