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.
‘Toad coin?’ wondered the traveler as he examined the pebble. It did not look all that different from any other pebble, and certainly nothing like a coin. ‘What manner of coin has no head or tail, and bears no seal or flag? Who backs this toad coin, the toad bank? The toad treasury!?’ The traveler laughed, but the toads croaked sternly back at him.
Spending $10-15 a day on perishable organic dog food is not a sign of a decadent culture in terminal decline, it's actually real good and worth it.
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