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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.

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The 'Porn At The End Of The Tunnel' VR Hypothesis

The hypothesis that says that no matter HOW good or bad VR software is developed, VR pornography will pave the way for the platform's future.

Sora: VR is just a fad. People are not going to want to spend more than a month using it. It's a pain to use and it makes me sick to be in their for too long. LETS STOP DEVELOPING FOR VR PLATFORMS. THEY'RE NEVER GONNA SUCCEED.

Wang: Stop thinking rationally and just remember the 'porn at the end of the tunnel.'

Sora: You're right. I'm getting back to work.

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Hogrammer

A male or female freelance engineer who trades their engineering expertise for sex on the down low.

Herman is a bisexual hogrammer who codes for MBAs if they promise to sleep with him.

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30 Under 30

How Forbes maintains interest and increases web traffic among a younger audiences who are known to frequent their site less.

Peter: I made 30 Under 30 this year.

Ryan: You're 31.

Peter: Not like Forbes gives a shit or can tell the difference.

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Tech Crunch Frontpage

Fleeting validation for an entrepreneur that makes you seem more successful then you are.

Eugene: I made the Tech Crunch front page.

Matt: So did 'Yo' a few months ago.

Zeeshan: My grandma made the Techcrunch front page last fall.

Eugene: Sweet.

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Neckbeard

People with facial hair on their neck, most of the time in lieu of their face. Chances are that if a software engineer is a neckbeard they are amoung the highest paid engineers in the company and/or are extremely smart.

I've never seen a neckbeard and a girl in the same photo, but damn they're the closest thing to ancient wizards Silicon Valley has.

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Train Jumper

An investor or founder who only joins a startup when something significant happens because their afraid that the startup train is moving without them.

Jian Yang treated Marcus and his dating app like shit until it was written about in Tech Crunch and he decided to be a train jumper taking his offer to be a founder

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To Zuckerberg

To betray someone after misleading them for a short period of time.

EX1: D'Angelo Russel zuckerberged Nick Young by pretending to be his friend by crafting a diabolical scheme to date Iggy Azelia.

EX2: Let's go to the business school and zuckerberg some MBA's who've thought of startup ideas and then email them the link to scare the shit out of them.

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crude filter

An efficient way to filter quality which is not as good as the disruptive and more accurate filtering technology which is coming.

Q: What's your IQ?
A: 180
Q: That's impressive, but it won't matter soon; IQ is a crude filter for success.

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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.

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Incubator Hopping

Hopping from incubator to incubator living off the small amount of money they give to your company, just to say you live the startup life style. This is alot like barhopping except your at each location for 3-6 months, not a couple hours.

Ryan has been incubator hopping with the company he started for a couple years now. The money is good enough for him to live off and he loves bringing women to startup parties that very few people have access to.

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Fuck With Me You Know I Got It Money

Newly made money from an entrepreneur usually after the sale of a company or a large payday of some kind, that is flaunted about amoungst one's personal network as an open invitation to query them for investment pitches or start to start new companies of some kind with their backing and financial support.

Reemus is starting an incubator in his house and is inviting all his friends to live in it now that he has 'fuck with me you know I got it' money.

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Equity Leaching Nests

Office spaces that require you to give up percent ownership of your company (or warrants to purchase parts of your company up to 10 years) in exchange for month to month office space.

The Ratchetry is an equity leaching nest that wants our company to sign up. Although I like the investor team that backs it, I'm pretty indifferent about the program itself.

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Problem Observer

A shitier version of a problem solver. A problem observer is a person who points out obstacles (even if they are incredibly obvious) offers no solution, and feels really good about themselves. They tend to end up working at a big company for the rest of their lives.

Mark was a problem solver that started facebook and dropped out of Harvard. Roy was a problem observer that has a PhD from Stanford and works at Yahoo.

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Coffee Shop Nomad

An entrepreneur (or group of entrepreneurs) that goes from coffee shop to coffee instead of shelling out the money for dedicated office space.

Julia and her team are coffee shop nomads that alternate between Sightglass, Starbucks, and Philz coffee.

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Kanye

noun
1. Rap artist

verb
1. to beg billionaires for money

credit: https://twitter.com/rklau/status/699122149701787653

Example:
Jeb Bush really kanyed ahead of the SC primary.

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content

Anything that you can either read or understand from any one or more of your senses (hearing or sight, but usually not smell or touch).

Q: How can I create great content?
A: Well you could write something.
Q: That's not good enough, I want it to be more interesting.
A: I have an idea, record your voice and make a podcast.
Q: That's much better.

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Vienna waits for you

When someone puts work at the expense of their personal lives to the point of extremity.
http://javatroopers.com/Peopleware.html#Chapter_3

John : Hey Bill, you looked like you aged 30 years since I last saw you. It's been a while, how goes it on your startup?
Bill : It's going OK, i've spent so much on this company that my wife left me though, I still gotta trudge on to get it out there.
John : Well Bill, Vienna waits for you.

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Hardware Startup

A company which makes a physical product, dooming it to bankruptcy and failure.

Q: What does your startup do?
A: We are making a hoverboard for cats.
Q: Hardware is too hard, you should seriously think about building the software layer for that instead.

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Fremont

A town that is convenient to all parts of the bay area, and is therefore the nexus of all culture and activity as we know it.

Q: Where do you live?
A: Fremont.
Q: That's smart, you could work for Google, Uber, or Twitter.

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