Skip to comments.Meet the tireless entrepreneur who squatted at AOL
Posted on 05/25/2012 4:29:50 PM PDT by jimbo123
For two months last fall, Eric Simons secretly took up residence inside the Internet giant's Palo Alto, Calif., campus, eating free food, enjoying gym access, and building a startup in the process.
It was 6 a.m. when Eric Simons was jolted awake by the yelling.
After working until 4 a.m, the 19-year-old entrepreneur had finally passed out. A few hours of sleep would help with the day ahead.
But unlike most people working at AOL's Palo Alto, Calif., campus who were surely still hours from showing up at the sprawling complex, Simons was already there. He'd been living there for two months, hiding out at night on couches, eating the company's food, and exercising and showering in its gym. And now, with an angry security guard bellowing at him, it was all over.
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That was easy.
So, this is the Horatio Alger model for the modern age...
hire him, but charge him rent. lol
Hey, he’s not a welfare slacker.
However, aren't Obama and his supporters going around the country and bashing Romney because of Romney's work at investor company Bain?
I hope that the kid's company makes a lot of money for himself and makes a lot of other people rich like Romney is rich.
And can anybody buy a stake in the company yet? I want to be rich,too.
You just have to like the kid! :)
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