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Here’s a screenshot of the moment where Dropbox founder Drew Houston saw his dream funded—where nearly a million dollars was wired to his checking account. “For a 24-year-old, this is Christmas—and opening your present is hitting refresh over and over on bankofamerica.com and watching your company’s checking account go from 60 dollars to 1.2 million dollars,” Houston said during his commencement speech at MIT earlier this month. “At first, I was ecstatic—that number has two commas in it! I took a screenshot—but then I was sick to my stomach. Someday these guys are going to want this back. What the hell have I gotten myself into?” Things worked out for Houston; Dropbox is now valued at $4 billion. (via FastCompany)

Here’s a screenshot of the moment where Dropbox founder Drew Houston saw his dream funded—where nearly a million dollars was wired to his checking account. “For a 24-year-old, this is Christmas—and opening your present is hitting refresh over and over on bankofamerica.com and watching your company’s checking account go from 60 dollars to 1.2 million dollars,” Houston said during his commencement speech at MIT earlier this month. “At first, I was ecstatic—that number has two commas in it! I took a screenshot—but then I was sick to my stomach. Someday these guys are going to want this back. What the hell have I gotten myself into?” Things worked out for Houston; Dropbox is now valued at $4 billion. (via FastCompany)

June 26, 2013 // 8:57 // 1 year ago
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