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Why Leo ‘the Homeless Coder’ Remains on the Streets One Successful App and $10,000 Later

Leo Grand and Patrick McConlogue.

The following story from last summer probably rings a bell.

On his way to work each morning, Patrick McConlogue, a New York entrepreneur, passed the same homeless man. His name was Leo Grand, and the two would soon become friends in the unlikeliest of fashions.

Mr. McConlogue stopped one morning to offer the man a choice: $100, no strings attached, or the opportunity to learn to code. Read More