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Often, when we’d go pitch a potential investor, they’d offer us a bottle of water or something, and we’d always accept the water and then use it as a prop because when we’d say “yeah, we want to compete with

Startups Open Sourced, 1 Week Later: $10,000+ in Revenue

PayPal account: $1,555.18 AppSumo.com 1-day special: $8,211 (keep $3,167) * AppSumo.com sales: $1,590 (keep $708.75) Lulu.com account: $206.91 Bulk affiliate sale: $700 Total revenue generated, including affiliates:  $12,263.09 Personal gross revenue: $6,337.84 Total investment cost: $2,000 ($1,000 editing, $800 transcription,

What’s up, Reddit?

As you sit there in your computer lab, procrastinating the homework that’s due in a couple of hours, I wanted to remind you that you’ll soon be getting a boring job. Are you absolutely certain you want to do that?

There’s no problem in Silicon Valley

There was an article written by Hermione Way called “The problem with Silicon Valley is Itself.” The article can best be summarized in Hermione’s own words: Living in San Francisco since January, I’ve interviewed around two hundred startups and there’s

Weebly: Be Content With Modest Growth

When I read that Weebly was pushing forward profitably, I recalled the interview I did with David Rusenko several months ago. Weebly doesn’t get talked about a lot, but it’s one of those startups I really wanted to do when

Grooveshark’s Interview

Tags: programmer, cofounder search, undergrad founder, hiring, VC funded, school worker, undergrad dropout, design-focused, major league player (Top 50 ranked site, Alexa top 1,000) Overview: Grooveshark started in 2006 with the goal of competing with piracy and becoming the #1

Wufoo’s interview

I just read about Wufoo getting acquired by Survey Monkey, and I’ve had a few people tell me that I should release some more interviews here for people to read from the Startups Open Sourced book. Do you think I