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Perceived Value Pricing

Gauging the pricing of one's product based on how much people THINK it's worth.

RocketSpoon used perceived value pricing to justify the increase in price for their product because they were the only food delivery platform in their area that delivered airline quality food within the smallest time window.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie about 2 years ago

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Iris

A girl residing in Menlo Park.

Iris just got a Facebook interview!

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Techie Scum

A term often used when trying to angrily describe software engineers or people who work at software companies.

This term is usually coupled with stereotypes such as wearing a hoodie, consuming kale, drinking Philz or Bluebottle coffee, rimmed glasses, gentrification, etc.

Lewis: My rent is going up by 500$ this year. What in the fuck is happening.

Ray: It's because of the horde of techie scum that's moved in this month.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie almost 3 years ago

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Agile

In a medium-sized and growing company, Agile can be a learning experience for everyone.

BigCo managers learn what it's like to ship tiny things instead of meeting about big things.
Software engineers learn what it's like to have parental supervision.
Early employees learn how to quit while they're ahead.

Manager: "We will remove obstacles from your workflow and refrain from micromanagement."
Engineer: "We will regularly estimate our stories and log our work."
Engineer: "Wait a minute, where's Early Employee?"

Added by employeeNumbaOne employeeNumbaOne about 2 years ago

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Macgyverist Product Development

When a founder or group of founders take code that is useless by itself, from their former products, stick it together, and make a prototype/product that is incredibly popular.

Macgyverism is a term used to denote taking seemingly useless things to make something incredible.

Jimmy's new iOS game, Chang goes to India, was a result of macgyverist product development where he took a bunch of useless code from his previous projects, stuck it together in an hour, and shipped it.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie almost 3 years ago

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Diversity

Eurasia.

Diversity. Hell yeah. Our programmers are either directly from or descendants of wide range countries all across the globe: England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, India, China, Japan, Korea.

Added by charlesjo charlesjo almost 3 years ago

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Fingertip Like

When you accidentally like someone else's facebook post while scrolling through your feed on a mobile device.

Jeanie: Oh my god! I just accidentally fingertip liked my exe's profile picture. I really hope that he didn't notice it.

Added by svhunt svhunt almost 3 years ago

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Passing

When you reject a company's pitch for funding and decide not to fund them.

James passed on Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, but funded 'Yo' as soon as he got the chance.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie almost 2 years ago

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Technical Bankruptcy

The accumulation of so much technical debt that it would be faster to start from scratch rather than trying to fix it.
Word proposed by Iheanyi Ekechukwu on https://twitter.com/kwuchu/status/625786816965160961

Ok guys, we're done with this legacy code. Technical bankruptcy needs to happen. Let's start from scratch.

Added by svhunt svhunt almost 3 years ago

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Trader Joe's

My other grocery store is Whole Foods.

Added by charlesjo charlesjo almost 3 years ago

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Virtual Christmas

Simulating the perfect holiday on one's VR helmet sitting alone in one's apartment.

http://churchm.ag/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/TheGreatestGift.jpg

I decided to cancel my trip back home, break up with my girlfriend, and have a Virtual Christmas this year.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie over 2 years ago

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Cal (aka Berkeley, aka Not-Stanford)

Harvard: Stanford of East Coast.

Stanford: For students who could not get into Cal.

Cal: Letting Stanford dropouts and graduates pursue all the billion dollar ideas because it was never about the money.

http://startupstudygroup.com/glossary/#comment-39

Cal: Yeah, you have rich parents.

Stanford: At least we got in.

Added by charlesjo charlesjo almost 3 years ago

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Bleeding Edge

A technology that's so new, you can count on it to be unreliable and troublesome (derived from the term "leading edge").

"Did our database crash again?"
"Yeah, this new big data graph mapping software is totally bleeding edge."

Added by healthdatatom healthdatatom almost 3 years ago

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Bubble

Refers to the collective group of software companies whose worth is perceived to be lower than their labeled valuations.

Jeff: You got funded because we're in a bubble. On demand cat food isn't worth 50 million dollars.

Ryan: What bubble? Cat food is a billion dollar industry.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie almost 3 years ago

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Changing Ms to Bs

When setting a valuation to ones industry, this refers to changing the numbers on one's presentation slides to reflect that the industry they are disrupting is worth billions not millions. Investors aren't looking to put money in million dollar companies as much as they are ready to invest in potential billion dollar ones.

"Back then I didn't know what the hell a Pitch Deck was. Sam Altman looked at my slides and told me to change all the ms to bs because thats the only thing that interests investors. "

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie almost 3 years ago

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Hipster Designer Fallacy

Refers to non-technical, founders whose best abilities lie in intangible abilities versus testable ones. They focus on the overall product versus individual features.

Steve Jobs, founder of Apple Inc. and Brian Chensky, founder of AirBNB, are self-proclaimed design founders.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie almost 3 years ago

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Stack

Shorthand for Stackoverflow, the question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

A: "I just cannot figure out how I'm supposed to get this gulp task to work!"
B: "Did you check Stack? Looks like a common enough problem."
A: "Good point, I'll ask Stack."

Added by picopallasi picopallasi almost 3 years ago

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Meat Dog

A dog that you can eat. Also a person who kept saying meat dog to his friend who got a Facebook offer and was later laughed at.
Meat Dog is also known as Donut, Donald, Z.K etc. He got a 4.3 GPA and is one of the smartest people at a college located in Ithaca,NY
Meat Dog is a lazy TA, but a professor here loves him. Huh?
Meat Dog won Cache War with his partner Papa Kuo in 2k17.

"Meat Dog, you are a piece of shit!"
"Meat Dog, can we have dinner at DeTasty at 4:30?"
"Exclamation Mark!"

Added by IGotFBOffer IGotFBOffer 5 months ago

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Ten Dollar Solution

Anything that works infinitely better than that "new thing" and the superior technology is at least 30 years old.

Trying to follow a ballgame on a Real Audio plugin vs. a ten dollar transistor radio.

Added by iamDeveloper iamDeveloper almost 3 years ago

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Database Problem

A classification of any problem which makes the speaker sound more intelligent by reframing the discussion while often resulting in no constructive next steps.

Q: I can't figure out how to get my startup to grow faster.
A: It's actually just a database problem.

Added by jbark55 jbark55 over 2 years ago

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