47 Bonus James’ Habits, Influences, and Life Lessons – James Currier of NFX – Outlier Academy

James Currier is General Partner of NFX, an early stage venture capital firm with a focus on startups with potential for network effects. In this bonus episode, James and Daniel discuss James’ inspirations and habits.
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October 13, 2021
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Before founding NFX, James Currier co-founded four successful companies that were later acquired by companies like Monster and PayPal. (Photo credit: Chris Michel)
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“I think about it from a Buddhist perspective, which is that just being present and being in joy is success, and therefore it's available to anyone.” – James Currier

James Currier (@JamesCurrier) is General Partner of NFX, an early stage VC firm with a focus on startups with potential for network effects. Before founding NFX, James co-founded four successful companies: Tickle (acquired by Monster), Wonderhill (merged with Kabam), IronPearl (acquired by PayPal), and Jiff (merged with Castlight).

To hear James’ full interview, including how he invests in network effects businesses, click here.

For more, explore the transcript of this episode


Chapters in this bonus interview:

  • Bonding curves and seeing the big picture
  • ADD and health habits
  • Recommended books and resources
  • On success, failure and gratitude

Links from this bonus episode

Books Recommended by James Currier

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