One founder pretended he was in a rigorous startup program, and his luck completely changed.
[credit provider=”statigr.am/nicoleamodio” url=”http://statigr.am/p/277025271835668841_16171163″] So there have been times that I’ve been a really sucky entrepreneur. Our first company, OpenVote, was a web 2.0 company that built Facebook apps. For years, I’ve said that it failed with all the other web 2.0 apps of the time, but really that’s just a […]
[credit provider=”Danshipper/Twitter”] A few months ago, early stage VC firm First Round Capital announced a new ploy to find the next Mark Zuckerberg. It threw $500,000 into an initiative called The Dorm Room Fund (DRF) and gathered eleven student investors at Drexel and UPenn. The students could make $10 – […]
[credit provider=”Jason Freedman via Twitter”] 42Floors has been quiet since it emerged from Y Combinator last summer and wrote a viral love letter/employment offer to college student, Dan Shipper.But make no mistake, the startup has been busy.
[credit provider=”Danshipper/Twitter”] Dan Shipper is 20 years old and he just finished a gruelling week of college finals at the University of Pennsylvania where he’s a philosophy major.His week of finals were made even harder when a startup, Y Combinator’s 42Floors, made him a job offer that went viral.
[credit provider=”Dan Shipper via LinkedIn”] Dan Shipper is a sophomore at UPenn. He spent last summer interning for a startup, Artsicle, and the teenager is a hot commodity in the startup space.He’s been heavily recruited by all the top tech players, but he refuses to drop out of school for […]
[credit provider=”Jason Freedman via Twitter”] Jason Freedman has gone through the startup accelerator program, Y Combinator, twice.In 2009 he launched FlightCaster, a site that predicts flight delays.