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The Most Disruptive Startup Founders Of 2013 [Infographic]
Nov06

The Most Disruptive Startup Founders Of 2013 [Infographic]

Who’s the most disruptive founder in startup land? While I stick to my assertion that those three guys in prison deserve that title, I thought I should introduce you guys to some badass startup founders who, a) aren’t in prison for appalling crimes and whom, b) you could actually connect with and learn from…

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Kurt Varner – Living In His Car And Launching A Business From Hacker Dojo Co-Work Space

Kurt Varner’s dream of launching a business isn’t out of the ordinary. Neither is it unusual that he decided to move to Palo Alto from Los Angeles in order to be closer to the innovative subculture that has produced or supported some of the world’s most used technologies. Curious instead was the 26 year-old’s decision to do it while living in his car. In Palo Alto it’s legal to live out of a car and as long as the car is moved every...

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It’s Sellfy And Gumroad Out the Gate
Jun19

It’s Sellfy And Gumroad Out the Gate

It’s on! There’s a race to create a marketplace for direct sale and purchase of digital products. Two companies have sprinted ahead, Sellfy and Gumroad. The stakes raised considerably with the news that two Skype alumni–Toivo Annus (co-founder and technical lead) and Sten Tamkivi (head of Skype’s Estonia office) have made angel investments in Sellfy. Sorry, no figures. The Latvian startup has kept tight-lipped. Co-founder and...

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How The Best Things Happen When Crazy People Believe In Crazy Things

Ever wonder if your hundreds of Facebook friends or Twitter followers might be interested in buying a copy of that short story you just wrote, the iOS game you’re working on, or the album you recorded on your laptop? Sahil Lavingia certainly believes so and his company Gumroad makes it as simple as sending your social media contacts a short URL in order that they make that purchase. Your personal online store is here thanks to Sahil....

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