Booting Up: Maybe You'd Be More Qualified If You Were a College Dropout

Booting Up: Maybe You'd Be More Qualified If You Were a College Dropout

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New (Photo: flickr.com/kla4067) In a talk at DLD, Ben Horowitz revealed that his VC firm had closed (non-seed) investments in a mere 24 companies, most of them created by “college dropouts with insane ideas going after tiny markets with no way to monetize.” [TechCrunch] France is considering creating an Internet tax, levied...
Booting Up: Maybe You'd Be More Qualified If You Were a College Dropout
                                       

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