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Champion 21 Selected Quotes By - Alan Schaaf

Champion 21 Selected Quotes By - Alan Schaaf
Champion 21 Selected Quotes By - Alan Schaafe

I like to think of an image as different from a photo.

Alan Schaaf

I think it's interesting to know that being a geek isn't the negative thing that it used to be.

Alan Schaaf

I don't have much time to read. I'm more of a problem solver. I'll have an idea or a problem, and I'll learn what's necessary in order to do the idea or solve the problem. If I need to read a book, then I will, but it usually comes down to researching on the Internet and reading blog posts.

I don't have much time to read. I'm more of a problem solver. I'll have an idea or a problem, and I'll learn what's necessary in order to do the idea or solve the problem. If I need to read a book, then I will, but it usually comes down to researching on the Internet and reading blog posts.

Alan Schaaf

We want to be the best place on the Internet. That's where the focus is at.

We want to be the best place on the Internet. That's where the focus is at.

Alan Schaaf

As long as we continue to bring in more traffic, I'm much more concerned with building a good user experience and developing tools that will help grow the Imgur community of users.

As long as we continue to bring in more traffic, I'm much more concerned with building a good user experience and developing tools that will help grow the Imgur community of users.

Alan Schaaf

We've talked with over a dozen VCs and angel investors over the years. But we've never clicked with any of them until Andreessen. During our initial meeting, we were bouncing ideas around about where Imgur could go.

We've talked with over a dozen VCs and angel investors over the years. But we've never clicked with any of them until Andreessen. During our initial meeting, we were bouncing ideas around about where Imgur could go.

Alan Schaaf

Geek culture is all about being super passionate about your interests and not afraid to express them, even if your interests are unpopular.

Geek culture is all about being super passionate about your interests and not afraid to express them, even if your interests are unpopular.

Alan Schaaf

In many ways, products are a reflection of their founders, and I consider myself a geek. But aside from that, Imgur just organically evolved into the epicenter of geek culture.

In many ways, products are a reflection of their founders, and I consider myself a geek. But aside from that, Imgur just organically evolved into the epicenter of geek culture.

Alan Schaaf

I ran a profitable boostrapped company for five years, then raised $40 million from Andreessen Horowitz.

I ran a profitable boostrapped company for five years, then raised $40 million from Andreessen Horowitz.

Alan Schaaf

I'm proud that I've been able to attract an incredible team to work with me.

I'm proud that I've been able to attract an incredible team to work with me.

Alan Schaaf

If there is a viral video on the Internet, you know it's on YouTube. You can search for it, find it, see the view count, and then take that link and share it with whomever you want. That's what we are doing for images.

If there is a viral video on the Internet, you know it's on YouTube. You can search for it, find it, see the view count, and then take that link and share it with whomever you want. That's what we are doing for images.

Alan Schaaf

We want to be like a YouTube for viral images.

We want to be like a YouTube for viral images.

Alan Schaaf

It's gotten more open and easy to create a business on the Internet. That's a really awesome thing for entrepreneurs and for the world.

It's gotten more open and easy to create a business on the Internet. That's a really awesome thing for entrepreneurs and for the world.

Alan Schaaf

We want to become the best place on the Internet for self-expression and entertainment. If we have to raise money to achieve that goal and maybe move faster, we'll do it.

We want to become the best place on the Internet for self-expression and entertainment. If we have to raise money to achieve that goal and maybe move faster, we'll do it.

Alan Schaaf

On Imgur, introverts can be extroverts. They don't have to worry about curating their own brand and are able to express themselves more authentically. They can go on Imgur and be themselves.

On Imgur, introverts can be extroverts. They don't have to worry about curating their own brand and are able to express themselves more authentically. They can go on Imgur and be themselves.

Alan Schaaf

If SOPA were to pass, Imgur would not be able to exist. We survive on user-generated content. It would be impossible for us to police the amount of traffic we get for what is or isn't copyrighted material. It's just not possible.

If SOPA were to pass, Imgur would not be able to exist. We survive on user-generated content. It would be impossible for us to police the amount of traffic we get for what is or isn't copyrighted material. It's just not possible.

Alan Schaaf

'Change' is seen as a dirty word, but personally, I'm searching for it.

'Change' is seen as a dirty word, but personally, I'm searching for it.

Alan Schaaf

It's not always about 'Can you do the job?' It's about 'Can you fit in with the team?'

It's not always about 'Can you do the job?' It's about 'Can you fit in with the team?'

Alan Schaaf

At Imgur, we need a solid product that works on various platforms, so we're looking at iOS, Android, front end, back end, and devops.

At Imgur, we need a solid product that works on various platforms, so we're looking at iOS, Android, front end, back end, and devops.

Alan Schaaf

Honestly, I could care less about business development.

Honestly, I could care less about business development.

Alan Schaaf

Let's get real: the .GIF format is outdated and is not really that great for the modern web anymore. It was created in 1989, and it wasn't even created for the purpose of animation.

Let's get real: the .GIF format is outdated and is not really that great for the modern web anymore. It was created in 1989, and it wasn't even created for the purpose of animation.

Alan Schaaf

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