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Five Famous Startup Origin Stories That Aren’t Entirely True

Arvindh Yuvaraj

09-Feb-18 11:00

Five Famous Startup Origin Stories That Aren’t Entirely True

Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches origin story - one that’s poetic and full of twists and turns and sprinkled with serendipity. And maybe that’s why many founders decide to tell the rosy, abbreviated version of their stories, while leaving out the bits that aren’t all that appealing. From Tinder to Youtube to Facebook, we discuss a few famous origin stories that aren’t totally true.

Produced by: Arvindh Yuvaraj


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