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Startup Story: Anthony Levandowski

How do you sell a company you started 3 months earlier for $680 million? That’s what Anthony Levandowski just did. He started his company, Otto, in May, and sold it this to Uber. Here’s 3 steps that Anthony took in one of the fastest startup-to-sale stories in history: Ride A Wave At 16 years old, […] Continue reading →

The Perfect Zero to Hero Story: Jim Carrey

A story of what’s possible – In 1990 Jim Carrey, a broke, unknown 28-year-old comic in LA, decided to write a check to himself: For $10 million. “I wrote myself a check for $10 million for ‘acting services rendered’, gave myself five years and dated it Thanksgiving 1995. I put it in my wallet and […] Continue reading →