A Quote Defining Luck

luck“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”

– Seneca (1st century Roman philosopher)
– Abraham Lincoln
– Darryl Royal (former UT football head coach)
– Oprah Winfrey

Author: Gordon Daugherty

Over the past 15 years Gordon has seen more than 1,500 startup pitches, given personal advice to more than 500 entrepreneurs and been involved with raising over $45M in growth and venture capital. Throughout his 28 year career in high tech, Gordon has two IPO’s and a $200M acquisition exit under his belt. Now, through his advisory practice called Shockwave Innovations and as Managing Director for Austin’s Capital Factory startup accelerator, Gordon’s focus is purely on educating, advising and investing in tech startups.

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