This startup's hot paleo diet app for babies buzzed bloggers at TechCrunch in 2013, but has stumbled out of the gate, supposedly pouring almost $30 million in angel investment into a database for edible roots and a 200-person social media outreach department. [ewe]TOOPIA 's auteur CEO Rocket Singh decided to blast off for Burning Man to woo second round investors to help keep his company liquid.
"We have a digital cookbook shipping free. It's already animated. We have tumblr support," said Singh from inside a giant blueberry playing EDM at 200 decibels. "If [Senior Project Manager] Eurocum says we will be ready to launch in 2016, then we will be ready."
It is believed he secured another $20 million from Deutsches Waffen Bank.
Sometimes I dream that I'm sitting in the back of the defunct Weinermobile as it careens driverless down the highway. At first I thought this was symbolic of the powerlessness I feel in life, but then I realized it's actually the Weinermobile's dream of being able to drive again.
Three years ago, when we were burying my uncle, Cleaver and some gross lady dog (Solstice???) showed up at the cemetery and starting going at it really loudly. It ruined everything and we had to have a "re-do" the next day and it cost a fortune. I've hated him ever since for that.
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