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subversives

tending or intending to subvert or overthrow, destroy, or undermine an established or existing system, especially a legally constituted government or a set of beliefs. noun. a person who adopts subversive principles or policies.

I believe in the power of startups and want to build amazing products with passionate subversives

Added by mmontagna mmontagna 17 days ago

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Fireside Chat

A Silicon Valley ritual/circlejerk in which someone somewhat successful gets asked questions by a young upstart you never end up hearing from again.

Just spent my day attending fireside chat's in SF. I feel so motivated now I'm gonna play 20 hours of League of Legends.

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LaCroix

The #1 drink of choice for startups. It is somehow delicious and calorie-free at the same time.

LaCroix was co-founded by Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg and most recently raised a Series Z from Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from the French government.

If you're interviewing for a startup, check their fridge for LaCroix, and if they don't have any, run for the hills!

"I'm gonna wash down this pull request with a Berry LaCroix."

Added by juju_lew juju_lew 5 months ago

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Pretotype

A simple, often paper version of a very early prototype built in less than a day to help a startup team actualize their idea without spending a lot of time noodling on the "what ifs" and "how might we" questions.

Okay, let's pretotype these 3 ideas today so we can focus on one of them by the end of the week.

Added by jmlokitz jmlokitz 5 months ago

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Developing for Ghosts

Making stuff for people who may or may not exist.

As a potential investor for his company, I can't tell if Stevie is making something for people in need or he's just guessing by developing for ghosts

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 6 months ago

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Ponytail Bias

When you automatically assume someone is a great engineer because of their ponytail. This bias most often occurs with men who also have metal glasses frames and a beard that goes down to their neck.

James often experiences pony tail bias when he visits Seattle even though he's really a musician who plays with a band no ones ever heard of.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 7 months ago

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Leaning In

When someone flamboyantly promotes and espouses feminism in an attempt to get laid.

Jonathan if you want to get women to like you, stop being such a pretentious asshole and start leaning in for once.

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Wung It

Coming up with stuff on the spot usually to one's success. Another of saying winged it.

Julie: How did the meeting go?

Arlan: Didn't really prepare, I wung it and landed the deal.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 7 months ago

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Comp Plan

An incentivized payment plan for a sales rep in a start up.

You'll know what salary they're offering you once you go over your comp plan with the manager.

Added by sfazal sfazal 7 months ago

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perpetual-pivotation

When a start-up pivots so many times it can no longer stop it's pivoting creating an endless cycle of changing your business direction or purpose.

founder 1: "we should change this B2B to a B2C with a B2B SaaS back-end admin console"
founder 2: " yeah but just yesterday we were the uber for cat-sitting, if we keep pivoting we may never stop and end up in a perpetual-pivotation.

Added by punnybusinessman punnybusinessman 7 months ago

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Eskimo Startup

Eskimo startup - (def) A startup which is attempting to sell a product the market understands better than the startup itself, that the market doesn't need or of which it already has a plentiful supply.

"It was an eskimo startup. They were trying to sell ice to eskimos, it was impossible to succeed"

Added by BigSlowTarget BigSlowTarget 8 months ago

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Full stack engineer

We want to hire you to work on all parts of the stack because we cannot afford specialized engineers for the different technical stack pieces and feel it's better to start the stack being sub-par instead of having expertise in each stack layer.

We are looking for a full-stack engineering to join our start-up, the next Google!

Added by acceleweb acceleweb 8 months ago

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Unlimited vacation and sick days policy

We don't want to pay out if you quit or get terminated on your vacation or sick days left over, if we had a policy.

We provide unlimited vacation and sick days. If you're sick, stay home! If you want to take days off, go ahead!

Added by acceleweb acceleweb 8 months ago

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Open work space

We cannot afford real office furniture.

Our teams work in an open work space.

Added by acceleweb acceleweb 8 months ago

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Blackhat Developer

One who uses his or her knowledge as a developer to do illegal or questionably moral tasks.

Julius is a blackhat developer who hacks into people's emails at Starbucks looking for nude photos because that's the only thing that turns him on. Nobody at work likes him or uses the wifi when he is around.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 8 months ago

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Hype Parasite App

When an app developer sees an app getting a ton of downloads and attention on the App Store and decides to make a copy cat version of the app to ride on the hype train.

Flappy Bird apps, 2048 apps, Pokemon GO tracker apps

Added by zazpowered zazpowered 9 months 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 9 months ago

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Prenicorn

Pre-Unicorn. A company who is perceived to one day be a unicorn.

I am Liam Joover, an investor that only invests in prenicorns.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 10 months ago

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Engineer Musk

The smell an engineer has after hours of intense programming.

Julia, a local founder hounder, loves targeting men and women at bars who exude a strong engineer musk.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 10 months ago

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Board Member

A member in a company that is partially responsible for all the major decisions in a company like who is CEO, who to acquire or be acquired by, and who to raise money from. The more seats a board member has, the more power they wield within the company.

Vinny's investor is a board member with 3 seats at his VRfeet startup. Vinny is CEO but he pretty much works for him.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie 10 months ago

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