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We had a great conversation with Tableau CEO Christian Chabot Wednesday evening at our GeekWire Meetup. Chabot talked about several interesting topics, from why entrepreneurs should avoid venture capital to the power of perseverence over pivoting to Seattle as a startup city.

You can check out the video highlights above, followed by some additional thoughts from our attendees.

(Note to GeekWire members: We’ll be offering you access to the full 38-minute talk as part of your exclusive member content. Look for a note from us with details. More info on GeekWire memberships.)

Previously on GeekWireScenes from the GeekWire Meetup, in pictures and tweets … Tableau CEO Christian Chabot: Why entrepreneurs should avoid venture capitalTableau CEO Christian Chabot: The power of perseverance over pivoting

A big thanks to our sponsors of last night’s Meetup: Outlook.comMicrosoft User ResearchBing and Seattle Children’s Research Institute

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