Launching a startup after an invest in Bitcoin

BotangleIt was in 2012 when Erik Finman received a gift from his grandma: $ 1000. Instead of taking the money to buy a new computer or something like that, he invested the money in bitcoin – and after one and a half year, he sold his investment for $ 100,000 and launched his startup – at the age of 15 years! Not bad and a good example for what is possible when investing in bitcoin!

When other kids in Eriks age hang around in the mall or writing messages in social networks, Erik push his business forward. His startup is an online tutoring service which runs ohn video chats. The services was launched in May and more than 20 staffers work on the plattform where about 100 active users uses the chance to learn computer programming, languages or lessons to art online.

In these days the userbase is too small to say the startup is a great success – but Erik attracted a lot of buzz after participated in a Reddit Q & A, answering questions about finding success with bitcoin. To Mashable Erik said: “Some people can’t comprehend how a 15-year-old could do something like this. What a lot of people don’t understand, young or old, is that you can create anything you want with no barrier to entry on the Internet.”

And Finman sharing the wealth of bitcoin – his staffers were typically payed in bitcoin!

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