Crazy Startup Stories

Raving_Cute
Raving_Cute

be 16
studying for the ACT
luck out and get a perfect score on math section
next day get invited to go alligator hunting in the everglades with my dad and his eccentric millionaire friend
on the plane back, my dad brags about my ACT practice test
his friend offers me a job with his health insurance startup
go to work the next monday
do excel database work
coworker makes a joke about weed and tells me not to tell my boss
leave two weeks later to go back to high school

Spamalot
Spamalot

????

5mileys
5mileys

bragging about a practice test

cum2soon
cum2soon

That's not crazy. It's just a story.

hairygrape
hairygrape

It'd be better if your crazy millionare dads friend gave you a small loan for a million dollars to start up a business. This story sucks

hairygrape
hairygrape

Lmao can we please turn this into a copy pasta?

Illusionz
Illusionz

be 16
studying for the ACT
luck out and get a perfect score on alligator section
next day get invited to go weed hunting in the everglades with my dad and his eccentric millionaire friend
on the plane back, my dad brags about my alligator practice test
his friend offers me a job with his health insurance startup
go to work the next monday
do excel database work
coworker makes a joke about math and tells me not to tell my boss
leave two weeks later to go back to high school

Supergrass
Supergrass

What did I just read?

Raving_Cute
Raving_Cute

excel database work

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haveahappyday
haveahappyday

Well, at least you're not role playing

No crazy stories here either
worked for a startup called Womply in sales
product was a very shit financial management tool for SMB's
perks were still pretty awesome

worked around a bunch of startups
constant talks of pivoting and people not knowing their business model
guy has a SaaS product for company approvals
has a couple of autistic azn's under him
they also don't seem to have a plan
he's very eager to talk to everyone because he hired programmers that are too stupid to talk to
business will probably be eaten up by a Slack update

5mileys
5mileys

be 16
studying for the ACT
luck out and get a perfect score on math section
next day get invited to go alligator hunting in the everglades with my dad and his eccentric millionaire friend
on the plane back, my dad brags about my ACT practice test
his friend offers me a job with his health insurance startup
go to work the next monday
do excel database work
coworker makes a joke about weed and tells me not to tell my boss
leave two weeks later to go back to high school

iluvmen
iluvmen

my dad's friend let me work for him for 2 weeks and a man told a joke

Wow, what an epic rollercoaster of a life!

Methnerd
Methnerd

be 16
studying for the ACT
luck out and get a perfect score on math section
next day get invited to go alligator hunting in the everglades with my dad and his eccentric millionaire friend
on the plane back, my dad brags about my ACT practice test
his friend offers me a job with his health insurance startup
go to work the next monday
do excel database work
coworker makes a joke about weed and tells me not to tell my boss
leave two weeks later to go back to high school

Snarelure
Snarelure

be 16
get 1410 on SAT
get into college later

bro sometimes I wonder how this crazy shit happens...life is fucking weird man

nice post OP!

Techpill
Techpill

be 13
remember I built website at 9 on angelfire that was doing extremely well
2k visitors a day
revisit the site and transfer to a dedicated domain/hosting
monetize the site
begin making ~$1k day from ads/affiliate products
decide to get coworkring space at a tech startup incubator/coworking area in my city to focus better on building the site (now a startup technically)
coworking space has common kitchen/lounge area with donuts/coffee/etc
start getting hungry one day and decide to go get a snack in the kitchen area
huge box full of donuts laid out on the counter look like they were just made at the donut shop
fuck yes chocolate w/ sprinkles
go to make my selection of the delicious tasty treat
all of sudden guy walks in and says
'sorry champ, those are for our meeting!'
takes entire box and walks out of the room
die on the inside, go back to my desk

Flameblow
Flameblow

I laughed hard as soon as I reached the bit about alligator section

RavySnake
RavySnake

You have to be 18 to post here

Harmless_Venom
Harmless_Venom

come up with a good concept
somehow gets leaked
have to scrap it and start from scratch

Spamalot
Spamalot

Helo Rato

iluvmen
iluvmen

Studying hard for the alligator test
luck out and get a perfect score on the dad section
Next day get invited to smoke weed in the everglades with my plane and his eccentric excel database
Get raped

Poker_Star
Poker_Star

Hi!

Deadlyinx
Deadlyinx

helo rato

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