Justin Kan

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My name is Justin Kan — welcome to The Quest. For the last 15 years, I’ve been an entrepreneur, founder and investor in Silicon Valley. I also cofounded Twitch, the biggest live-streaming platform on the Internet.

Many consider me to be someone who has ‘made it’. However, I have also experienced my fair share of failures. People sometimes choose to leave their failures out of the spotlight, but I think there is a lot to learn from sharing our most vulnerable moments.

I created The Quest to challenge our view of what ‘success’ entails. Despite struggling with depression and feelings of inadequacy in the past, I have undergone a lot of positive change and found some measure of peace in my own life.

I achieved this by facing and accepting my own shortcomings and by learning from others — and I would like to share those meaningful stories with you.

My first guest is Michael Seibel, CEO of Y Combinator (YC) and a cofounder of my first startup, Justin.TV, the company that eventually became Twitch.

Michael and I have been good friends since our Yale college days. We’ve collaborated on multiple occasions throughout the years, and I would be …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology

      

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