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Successful entrepreneurs are persistent in pursuing something they a) believe in and b) have reason to believe is real-- even if this reason is some tiny kind of insight.

I believe the point he is making is not to start startups with pseudo-random ideas generated largely for the purpose of getting into YC.

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