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Brilliant ideas that were originally rejected

When Evan Spiegel, co-founder of Snapchat, floated the idea in April 2011 in front of the product design class for his final project, classmates balked at the idea of the impermanent photos.
Fred Wilson wrote a post about how he missed investing in Airbnb, one of the “best startups to come [his] way in the past few years.”
And did you know how Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak ended up starting Apple?
“So we went to Atari and said, ‘Hey, we’ve got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we’ll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we’ll come work for you.’ And they said, ‘No.’ So, then we went to Hewlett-Packard, and they said, ‘Hey we don’t need you. You haven’t got through college yet.”
Steve Jobs talks on attempts to get Atari and HP interested in his and Steve Wozniak’s personal computer.


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