The Un-Silicon Valley Start-Up

Materials

NY Times Article
Talk by Vincent Woo about a side business

Pre-reading Questions

Keywords

novel (adj: not the noun meaning book)
slick (adj.)
gobs of [s/th], (noun phrase)
spend beyond [your] means (set phrase)
under the radar (set phrase)
divulge (regular verb)
to weather tough times (set phrase)
severance [check, package], (uncountable noun)
malign (regular verb)
one-stop shop (noun phrase)
at the behest of [s/b, s/th], (set phrase)

Main Activity

Read the article to answer these questions: