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Does anyone else feel like a massive failure due to not making shitloads of money from the internet or technology? I'm 23 and learning programming now, but I feel like I'm missing on a goldrush.

Every other industry feels shit and mature. You have a choice between being a capital owning person (due to the lower initial capital investments / qualifications required) in internet/ tech.... or wageslavery in banking / oil and gas / law... the so-called big money industries!

I don't even millionaire desu. Every month that goes by without a few cheeky tens of thousands in passive / low effort online income makes me feel more like a retard.
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>>984812

I'm 23, and I'm semi-passively raking in a shitload of money off the internet. but it's risky and stressful business to say the least. (i've learned to deal with the stress tho)
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>>984820
Care to expand?
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>>984812
I am the exact same way as you OP. I spend all my free time learning programming over the last year. I am 23 and I feel like I am miles behind the other guys who have been coding since they were 12.

Trust me this industry is rapidly maturing also. But I feel like the next "upcoming" thing is going to be 3D printing. The 3D printing software market is untouched.

Take my word. Whom ever combines their skill with software into to the world of 3D printing will be rich beyond his wildest dreams.
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Start-Ups are in a huge bubble right now. It's not just tech. Look at BioTech/Pharma, Uber, online retailers, etc. If you can raise $1M for a start-up, Wall Street will your value your company at $1B a year from now even though all you've done is jacked off to Anime porn and played Fallout 4
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>>985734

Imagine in front of you a nice, tight and juicy pussy, waiting to get fucked.

You think I should open the door and drum the entire neighborhood together to partake?
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>>985744
But they also go under FAST as fuck also.

My friend raised 300k for his recruitment startup in San Francisco.

That sounds like a lot but over there its considered "friends and family" office space is like 6,000 a month for a tiny share-space and his company had over 30 people at one point.

They burned through the 300k dropped down to 3 people and couldn't get the necessary funding to go to the next level.

Your credentials matter a lot also. If your not some ivy league dropout programmer that has been coding since he was 10 then your considered to be shit.

Its really THOUGH out there man. Trust me its not easy as it looks when your competing with the greatest minds in the WORLD.
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>>984812
I feel you on this. I'm beating myself up every day for not being rich off this stuff and I'm 34.
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>>985760

People are greedy for startup money these days for $6K offices and other stupid shit. Google any successful company. They started with cardboard box desks, old computers, etc. Google ThinkOrSwim. It's one of the most popular trading platforms out there. They started the company in a room above a restaurant with a hole in the floor. Look at all of those successful indie games on Steam, where the programmers lived off Top Ramen in one of their parent's garage, or 20 people sharing a studio apartment where they lived and worked.
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>>985764
Thinkorswim was started by a veteran broker who had been in the game for over 25 years. If you are a young startup TRY just TRY to get yourself a meeting with a VC in a shitty office above a fucking restaurant. VC's are like everybody else they WANT to be sold a product and idea and I can guarantee you are not selling them SHIT in a shitty office dude. They have so many companies to pick from so many companies that have "momentum" that they wouldn't bother with anything that is not already in an office.
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>>985767

>Company A has a library of mobile apps with over 100M downloads and $10M in revenue
>Company B has a library of mobile apps with over 100M downloads and $10M in revenue
>Company A spends over 50% of their revenue on lucrative salaries, fancy offices, etc.
>Company B spends over 90% of their revenue in growing the business

Who you gonna invest in? The one of the fancy office with so many things to offer cause muh momentum? You couldn't spot a successful entrepreneur if you saw one could you?
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>>985776
This. I had a meeting with a VC before and showed up in the nicest suit I had. He had other criticism about my proposal but the main thing he kept coming back to was that my suit was too nice and I looked too comfortable. He said I didn't know what it felt like to be hungry. It was all true. I was paying myself a 100k a year salary when I could have halved that and dumped it into the business. I would have gotten to where I am now at least a year sooner.
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>>985776
Your not even understanding what I am saying. No way will you even GET to company A status without serious marketing and VC money.

I am not saying to pay your self some 90s .com bubble salary but you have to have some "momentum" and a basement office with no windows and ramen is not considered to be momentum.
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>>985791

I'm sure Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, John Mackey, Rene Hardy, Adolf Coors, John Nordstrom, Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegel, Gordon Bowker, Adam Cohen, and many others agree with you.
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>>984812

If you don't feel confident without money, you won't be that much more satisfied with it.

grow your balls son. You're still a man without numbers in an account somewhere.
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Programming is for chumps and nerds with no ambition or willingness to take risk. Real champs go into finance.
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>>985743

how can you combine software with 3d printing what does that mean exactly?
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>>985754
Yes.
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>>985754
quit being a faget
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How do I get into passive income, guys?

I am also a college student studying CS with some free time, and I want to put it to good use instead of jerking off to anime and playing video games.

The startup world seems to slowly be getting more saturated, and I don't know if I could make it in there.

Is there any place to put CS skills to use on the side that doesn't involve making a large investment of time and money (e.g. startup)? Is freelance programming a good source of money?
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>>986047

He probably meant a software that conpliments the 3d printing hardware. E.g something similar to autoCAD
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>>986276

>wants to use his dick as a stirrer for a sperm cocktail

>calls people faget
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Just keep studying programming until you're good enough to freelance. You can make money doing that. The odds of hitting huge on something are very low. If you really wanna make a lot of money, look into entrepreneurship. Easy money, unsurprisingly, is not really easy to come by, especially for those of us who are not privileged.
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>>984812
no. i could have gotten in on buttcoins back in 2009 but was too lazy to figure out how to buy any. at least now i've figured out options trading and could live off of that if i got fired. you get luckier as you get smarter
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>>985764
>Look at all of those successful indie games on Steam
lost it there - most of them are shit
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I am a massive failure. No need to feel like one anyway... but thank you for reminding me.
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>>985793
>lists off people who started before the dot.com bubble burst

Have fun
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>>986281
If you're in CS and you want to get better at programming while creating a somewhat passive income, I'd suggest fucking around with algorithmic trading. Start with something simple like bitcoin, pretty much every major exchange has an API.
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>>986880

like user friendly modeling? Plenty of those software already exists.
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