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This article was published on June 10, 2015

The Luck Equation

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“Luck is where preparation meets opportunity.”

Kevin Hartz, co-founder of Eventbrite, believes that this quote by Seneca embodies the recipe for success. And because history has the habit of repeating itself, we can easily find this pattern in the past. The “luck equation’ can be found in companies like YouTube and PayPal. Success is not only about building terrific platforms and great technologies, but also about capturing the moment and the opportunity when that becomes available.