Harvard Law School Prof. Charles Kingsfield (John Houseman) schools impetuous One L student James Hart (Timothy Bottoms) on the sudden bump on his career path. The Paper Chase -1973. http://youtu.be/_wOUMd3bMRI
Alexander Haislip in Tech Crunch examines Instagram's purchase by Facebook and essentially repurposes Prof. Charles Kingsfield's "here's a dime" speech to explain why many other start-ups are now officially screwed as a result of this deal.
"Here is a dime. Take it, call your mother, and tell her there is serious doubt about you ever becoming" a successful entrepreneur.
And here's why...
Sorry that you didn’t get bought out for $1 billion last week. That’s got to be a bummer. Kevin Systrom just made enough money to buy a boat big enough to make Larry Ellison jealous and you’re still living in a studio apartment.