Startup Chronicles #1

Posted July 27, 2009

Running a startup is an interesting experience — alternatively terrifying and thrilling. Today I read an article that made me burst out laughing. Paul Graham, the startup guru and founder of Y Combinator wrote:

A company tends to feel rather theoretical when you first start it. It’s legally a company, but you feel like you’re lying when you call it one.

That so perfectly describes how I feel. I tell people I’m running a company but the reality is I’m a poor college student working from a small messy apartment trying to turn vaporware into sell-able software. Shouldn’t a company have employees? a product? offices? revenue even? :)

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