Story of Aaron, chasing a startup dream in epic style
Recently, Apple acquired a start-up called “BookLamp.com” for approximately $15 million US dollars. It was an usual news for many, as big companies frequently buys small start ups to strengthen their competitive advantage. But this news gave me some sort of happy ending to a story which I started tracking from year 2007 onwards. It is all about chasing a start-up dream, in epic style drama.
It is a story about Aaron Stanton, Founder of BookLamp.com. It is all started with the following blog post from him, sometime during Feb 2007.
“On February 11th, 2007 I’m getting on a plane to fly to Mountain View, California, headquarters of Google, Inc. Once there, I’m going to try to pitch an idea to them that, I think fits right in with the Google spirit and business model; catch is, I don’t have an appointment, they don’t know I’m coming, and I’m literally going to be showing up at their
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