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'What kind of internet-start-up camp are you going to this summer?'
"I'm so glad you've called to offer me this investment opportunity because it gives me a chance to test my new telephonic death ray."
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We thought we'd put in the details later!
The bastard only funded my Kickstarter at the T-shirt level."
"In addition to creating awesome apps our mission statement should include something about making enough cash so we don't have to move back in with our parents."
"Welcome to the startup. Here's your official beanie."
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Lemonade, 50? ? After 25? mail-in rebate.
'So that's my presentation. When do I get the half million dollars?'
"Seven companies in three years."
'Look at our boss! I hate working for dot-coms.'
"Beware of start-ups with a negative cash flow."
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"Business has been so good that I can now pay you a salary...mom!"
"The Internet has totally revolutionized the way white guys get rich."
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"The Oaths of the Venture Capitalists."
"I don't know which is harder-- getting Smythe started in the morning, or his computer."
"What's tough is having to build a new power base from scratch."
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"In a few months, I should be arrogant enough to start another company."
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"I work with start-up tech companies that are in the idea stage and help them mature into full-blown concepts!"
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Jack & Jill, a success story: Jack & Jill spring water.
"Well you know what they say, 'here today gone tomorrow', or in the case of tech start ups 'here today, gone shortly after lunch.'"
'Now all I need is an office.'
"Teddy, did you agree to sell an idea to Google for one point two seven billion?"
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'A good question. Actually I got into business when some conservationists up in Canada tagged me with a tiny radio transmitter.'
"Yes, that's our bathroom. We're a startup, so plumbing and running water is a luxury."