“We will be investing that money in our business — in scaling our operations to accommodate our traffic and growth; in our product design and development efforts; and in our platform evangelism and support programs. Apart from those investments, we plan on staying as lean and focused as we possibly can.”

Ning cofounder Marc Andreessen, promising that he won’t spend his investors’ $44 million on foosball tables and Aeron chairs this time, blog.pmarca.com, 9 July 2007