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From Stanford to Startup: Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger (stanford.edu)
41 points by wh-uws on Apr 10, 2012 | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

All else aside, this story is an inspiration to people like me that are in the US on restrictive H1B visas, like Krieger was.

All I need to do now is find out how the hell he did it. Well, that is to say, who he got to help him with it...

I really enjoyed Kevin's response to the question about work-life balance. It really goes to show that you don't need to sleep 20 hours a week and stay up till 3am coding every night to "make it."

That's really a great example against the Dropout myth. Shows that's it success is more random than many thinks.

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