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That's just a function of their size. I guarantee you that Stripe and Airbnb's growth rates will drop to these types of growth rates if they hit the 100B valuation. The truth is when you are so large, the opportunities for growth become smaller and smaller. It's much easier to grow at high percentages when you are small. Buffet talks about this a lot with Berkshire; he has said he could grow Berkshire at a much higher rate if the company was smaller. Now he has to pass on amazing investment opportunities that are too small for him.

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