Human Spam

I went to the Bellevue Entrepreneur’s meetup tonight and met some interesting people.  Some of them had legitimate businesses and some were what I dub “human spam”.  One woman was selling diet pills that allow you “to lose weight with no exercise or changes in what you eat!”.  Another man was involved in a multi-level marketing scheme selling holiday cards.  I get a sinking feeling in my gut when I talk to such people, so I left soon after.  Human spam is somehow much worse than internet spam; I can giggle at internet spam, but seeing wasted human life is tragic.

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Joel Gross

Joel Gross is the CEO of Coalition Technologies.