Greg Gopman – CEO Amuck

SFProtest_againstTechCompanies

Video of Protest

In San Francisco, there has been a bit of protest with regard to how technology startups are changing the city. The applicable advice to entrepreneurs’ is,“when in Rome do as the Romans do.”

To be fair, Greg is not the only fool; he is a bit of a scapegoat.

When I was in high school, a probing social question was asked. One person replied in a mean-spirited manner. To which the teacher replied,

Yes, of course, I understand. When you see your fellow human in the future and that person is lying in the gutter, you will do your best to kick that person back in the gutter again.

valleywag.com_gregGopmanGopman’s statement that got him to resign (or be fired) was:

(…) there is an area of town for degenerates and an area of town for the working class. There is nothing positive gained from having them so close to us. (sic)

Just to fair to Greg, he is also being egged on:

One comment (…)

“If it were up to me I’d put them all in labor camps.” (sic)

Another (…), writes,

“You are the Jedi Master of the Angelhack. Go for whatever u like man.” (sic)

When I saw links to a video of him at a TED Conference, my first thought was there might be some reason to give him the benefit of the doubt. The video is a monologue of him pitching his company. The audience is bored. Watch it yourself, if you are inclined.

 

GopmanAtTedSacramento

Welcome to Startupland! Greg Gopman at TEDxSacramento Published on Jul 26, 2013 http://youtu.be/YKkF5YLgnjI

 

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