[Baypiggies] [JOB] Startup Programmer

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 09:46:47 CEST 2009

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Clay<maff24 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm writing this email because I need a programmer who wants to partner with
> me in developing an idea that I believe will change the face of web based
> chat. Using the python language and community, from what I understand, is
> the best angle to take in pursuing this goal.
> The setting: I'm a 23 year old top 20 university Econ/Engineering Mgmt
> double major working business dev for a software company in Cupertino. I
> have an amazing idea. An idea that, if executed properly, I believe can not
> fail. The basic concept is a method to facilitate group real-time web-based
> discussion, which will in some respects replace comment sections, forums,
> and other pseudo-live discussion mediums. I won't say any more than that
> publicly.
> The plan: I have a rain check on a teleconference with a hedge fund manager
> who is a family friend and wants to try his hand at high tech, high risk VC.
> If I bring him a proper prototype, he will fund. So I need help with the
> prototype, and I'll take selling it from there. After first round funding,
> you would take over all engineering aspects. I am offering substantial
> equity in the future-business for whoever takes the job. If this was Apple,
> I'm looking for a Woz. You would stay on board for however long you want.
> Hopefully that would be until we are a) bought or b) you are rich and want
> to travel the world.
> The need: an exceptionally talented programmer who is willing to be
> passionate and dedicated to making a great idea a reality. Skills necessary
> would be Python (duh), Ajax, SQL, HTML and CSS. Other stuff would be
> necessary I'm sure, but these are the cores. Experience or knowledge of web
> based chat is probably required also. Recent college grads are great,
> because I want someone who is optimistic and energetic like myself who
> believes the sky is the limit.
> If you are interested, or know of someone else who might be, shoot me an
> email. NDAs and such can be dealt with when the time comes. I think anyone
> who speaks with me in person will see that this is something that could be
> huge, and you will get a sense of my charisma and ability to communicate and
> sell. Beyond that, however, I will let the concept speak for itself.
> I apologize to anyone who thinks I have spammed your inbox. I wouldn't have
> considered taking this step unless I felt compelled to based on the strength
> of the idea.
> I hope to hear from some of you soon.

Sounds like a fun idea, but please, no age discrimination.  I just
turned 34 today, and I still think the sky is the limit (especially
when it comes to procreating!) ;)

/me giggles ;)


In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things
with great love. -- Mother Teresa

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