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By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

There's definitely some sort of dissent brewing between labels, publishing companies and artists. A lot of it has to do with older licensing schemes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

Facebook is such a basic utility. It's something that is such a part of peoples' lives, I think it's hard to imagine it going away.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

You can now be a master of your own destiny. I'm not sure why you would sign up with a record label.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

It would be incredibly presumptuous and self-serving of me to believe that Facebook was the end of history. The only way it could possibly be the end of history is if it becomes some sort of artificial super intelligence that takes over the world.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

I definitely wanted to earn my freedom. But the primary motivation wasn't making money, but making an impact.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

If I were worried about my reputation, I wouldn't do anything with start-ups

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

I think the perception of wealth and power is that things just become easier and easier when in reality as you raise the stakes things become more stressful.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

There's definitely some sort of dissent brewing between record labels, publishing companies and artists [about the compensation they get from streaming services] Spotify is returning a HUGE amount of money [to the record labels]. If we continue growing at our current rate in terms of subscriptions and downloads, we'll overtake iTunes in terms of contributions to the recorded music business in under two years.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

You want people using your product because it's a part of your life, then they can't stop using it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

Ever since Napster I've dreamt of building a product similar to Spotify.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

There's a lot of artists whose contracts are written in such a way that they do not get paid for what's happening on streaming services.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

At every point I am besieged by people who would like me to conform to some social norm of whatever sort of social group they expect me to be a part of. I never have any identification with these social groups.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

I think Facebook's biggest problem is the glut of information that Facebook's power users are overwhelmed with.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

I lived on couches for something like six months. I had no home. I was totally broke. I would stay at a friend's house for two weeks, then move because I didn't want to become this permanent mooch.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

It seems like the right thing to do is tackle problems other people aren't working on.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

The transition strategies are more important than understanding what the outcome state will be.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

Facebook isn't helping you make new connections, Facebook doesn't develop new relationships, Facebook is just trying to be the most accurate model of your social graph. There's a part of me that feels somewhat bored by all of this.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

My interactions with Sorkin were agonisingly weird. He is by far the weirdest person I have ever met. I had dinner with him and a few hours before I got an e-mail from his assistant saying, 'Sean, this does not need to be a long conversation. Aaron is only going to use it to win your trust.'

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

The market is ridiculously overcrowded with early stage investors. This results in a talent drain, where the best talent gets diffused and work for their own startups.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

Gray hats are the ones who think they're doing good, but they're not. You learn that when the FBI shows up on your doorstep.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

Solving specific problems is what drives me. I am not interested in having a career. I never have been.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion dollars.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

You just keep pushing yourself harder and harder to achieve more and more - I don't think it's ever quite as glamorous as it appears on the outside.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

Your biggest challenge as an entrepreneur is not concealing your idea from others or keeping your idea a secret, it is actually convincing people that you're not crazy and that you can pull this off.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

Running a start-up is like eating glass. You just start to like the taste of your own blood.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

I suffer from the delusion that every product of my imagination is not only possible, but always on the cusp of becoming real.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

Part of the challenge of being an entrepreneur, if you're going for a really huge opportunity, is trying to find problems that aren't quite on the radar yet and try to solve those

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

Spotify is returning a huge amount of money. We'll overtake iTunes in terms of what we bring to the record industry in under two years.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

Look: There's good creepy and there's bad creepy. Today's creepy is tomorrow's necessity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

At the end of the day, money is just a proxy for votes. That is what makes politics so vulnerable to social media.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

One of the difficulties in living the lifestyle I lead is that it is hard to get my friends in one place.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

What comes after the revolution is inevitably bureaucracy. Whoever wins the revolution builds a bureaucracy

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean Parker

You actually don't want people thinking your product is cool, because then you're a fad.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

I focus on things that are the highest value and do them perfectly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

In truth the social media elements of the Obama campaign, while extremely innovative, did not produce a lot of results.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

It’s not cool. I think being a wealthy member of the establishment is the antithesis of cool. Being a countercultural revolutionary is cool. So to the extent that you’ve made a billion dollars, you’ve probably become uncool.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sean Parker

I've been doing a hybrid of investing and entrepreneurship, which I think initially I wasn't set out to do. But I realized it fit my personality.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

I had a desire to prove to myself that I was actually in control - that I wasnt a puppet.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Parker

I can sort of do what I want. Maybe I have to work harder to prove myself in some new relationship because they've heard some wacky stories about me. But at least I can get the meeting.