A student pursuing an undergraduate, Masters, or PhD degree from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.

I don't know whether to add Derrick to our Hackathon team. He's just a Haashole who tries too hard and doesn't understand how anything works. He's a great bullshiter though so maybe he would be useful for the presentation.

Added by covfefelord covfefelord almost 9 years ago


    Two Comma Club

    A club for millionaires. Russ Hannemann from the show joins the club after losing lots of money, resulting in him selling a car that opens vertically and horizontally.

    Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzMUrB-Um1Y

    Added by svhunt svhunt almost 9 years ago



    When you mix your typical engineer with your typical frat boy. The official heuristic to identify a brogrammer in your organization is when you can't tell whether the suspect is part of your engineering team or your sales team.

    David: I originally thought Kilim was a programmer but he's been popping his collar and talking a lot. Is he a brogrammer?

    Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago

    • bkelly bkelly

      More useful information for problogrammer here IBM

      about 8 years ago


    Erlich Bachman's ex-startup.
    Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukUxx6TvXPY

    Erlich: Take aviato for instance. It's not a name I found. It's the name that found me.

    Erlich: I'm the founder of aviato.

    Erlich: Like A~V~I~A~T~O

    Added by svhunt svhunt almost 9 years ago


      Ping Pong Table

      A common piece of furniture at a lot of startups. Some think it is there to promote a fun work environment which is true but it's mostly there because it appeals the predominantly asian and indian engineers

      Hemant: If this startup doesn't have a ping pong table I don't want to work there

      Added by pygmyknight pygmyknight almost 9 years ago



        A startup valued at $10 billion or more

        Kilim: It sucks that my startup is only a unicorn. Look at Snapchat. They are a decacorn

        Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago



          A startup uses this word when it's no longer a startup

          "Hey congrats on the series B!"
          "Thanks! Are your deliverables in yet?"

          Added by orien orien almost 9 years ago


          Fuck you money

          When you make enough money from a startup or job that you can basically do whatever you want. Usually from equity after a liquidity event.

          Engineering manager: Congrats on the IPO everybody. See you guys on Monday.
          Engineer: I'm not sure about that
          Manager: You think you can do whatever you want now you have that fuck you money?
          Engineer: Sorry sir. I just got a little excited

          Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago


          This changes everything

          Nothing has changed. Pure marketing

          See http://svdictionary.com/words/changing-the-world

          Introducing the iPhone 4. This changes everything.

          Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago

          • charlesjo charlesjo

            Love it. Although, I did love my iPhone 4S. And it still runs like ALL Apple products I have ever owned!

            almost 9 years ago
          • thepaleking thepaleking

            Doesn't change much to be honest, 99% marketing 1% decent phone

            over 8 years ago

          Changing the world

          Outside of Silicon Valley this can mean curing cancer, eliminating Malaria and solving world hunger but within SV it means a bigger iPhone, an iPhone the size of a tablet, an iPhone strapped to your wrist or Yo (http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/18/yo-yo/)

          A synonym of "This changes everything" and "This changes everything. Again"

          Founder of Silicon Valley Dictionary: I am so glad to be working on products that are changing the world everyday

          Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago



            When a startup is bought with the sole purpose of hiring the startup's employees versus obtaining the product/users. Generally, startups that get acquhired are struggling and the move is done as a last resort.

            Alex: I heard your startup got acquired by Facebook. Give me some of that startup money.
            John: It was an acquihire. I don't want to talk about it.

            Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago


              Internet of Things

              Everyday objects that are connected to the internet so they can transfer and receive data from other objects

              I can now send recipes to my oven and have it cook meals for me automatically. Thank god for internet of things.

              Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago


                Dick Jerk Algorithm

                Highly sophisticated algorithm devised by Pied Piper engineers where one can jerk off 4 dudes at once.
                This algorithm inspired Richard to come up with an advanced middle out algorithm.
                Dick to floor. D2floor.

                ummm, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-hUV9yhqgY enough said...

                Added by svhunt svhunt almost 9 years ago


                  Brain Rape

                  Intellectual property robbery thinly disguised as acquisition talk. Usually committed by a big company on a startup. Yelp got brainraped by Google back in the day.

                  Erlich: They're brainraping us right?
                  Gerald: They definitely are.
                  Erlich: Shit!

                  Added by svhunt svhunt almost 9 years ago



                    A startup that is valued at $1 billion dollars or more

                    Chris: We need to raise more money so our valuation will rise and so Techcrunch will add us to their startup unicorn list

                    Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago


                      Work From Home

                      A synonym of "Sit at home eating chips while watching TV"

                      Chris: Hey boss. Can I work from home on Tuesday?
                      Boss: Let me know if last weeks episode is worth watching

                      Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago


                        Apple Maps Bad?!

                        A phrase used to indicate the low quality of a product because Apple Maps is barely usable.

                        Enough said, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVq1wgIN62E

                        Added by svhunt svhunt almost 9 years ago

                        • zazpowered zazpowered

                          I hate that Yelp defaults to Apple Maps. It's terrible

                          almost 9 years ago


                        Refers to an act where a startup founder runs around networking with others to acquire more users/customers, raise money, etc.
                        Chris Sacca, Dave Mcclure loves to use this word.

                        Enough said, www.youtube.com/watch?v=5betFZRICVg

                        Added by svhunt svhunt almost 9 years ago


                          Y Combinator

                          Y Combinator is an early stage seed fund started by Paul Graham in 2005. The combined market cap of Y Combinator companies is currently over $30 billion

                          John: You should apply for Y Combinator they will give you 120k for 7% of your company and provide great mentorship.
                          Amit: Great idea. I'm going to apply

                          Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago


                            Game Developer

                            A software engineer in the game industry, generally bigger, earns less and is nerdier than their startup counterparts.

                            Kilim: I wanna work for Blizzard so I can help build WoW and Diablo
                            Matthew: Do you really want to be a game developer?

                            Added by zazpowered zazpowered almost 9 years ago