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Unformatted text preview: is only accessible by one person. Gross began programing at the age of 10, influenced by his father who was a computer science teacher. Years later he joined a ringtone company, Vringo, as one of the employees. At 18, Gross’s plan to become a technologist in the Israeli Army got sidetracked when, on a whim, he flew out to California to pitch an idea to startup incubator YCombinator. He impressed the founder, Paul Graham, and was accepted on the spot. Gross decided to stay in California and become one of the most connected young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. While Greplin’s nine employees spend days programing code, CEO Gross takes meetings with top exes at Google, Facebook, and elsewhere. Those alliances are already paying off. When users were having issues searching for data on their Facebook profile, Gross emailed Bret Taylor, FB Chief Technology Officer/angel investor, and he came that weekend to personally fix the problem himself....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course ECON 201 taught by Professor Chen during the Fall '11 term at N.C. A&T.
- Fall '11