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NBD: NYU MBAs Code Up a Simple Top 10 Site Based on Social Media Sentiment

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Adrian Grant and Vivek George, self-identified “NYU biz guys,” may not have gotten into Y Combinator. But they did teach themselves to code. While working on their first project, they struggled with finding the best software-as-a-service tool for the job–which led them to abandon the idea and start working on a simple, crowdsourced product reviews site. “We went looking for reviews and all the results were uber spammy. That’s when we got the idea for a transparent product review site,” Mr. Grant wrote in an email. Read More