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APR 28, 2013 - Business Insider

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Meet The CEO Who Lived In A Taco Bell Parking Lot And Now Runs A Cool New Startup

AnyPerk CEO Taro Fukuyama made a major decision in August 2011. He and his co-founders decided to leave Japan to seek investment for their dating startup, Mieple.  Their first stop: Silicon Valley. "I felt like if you come to Silicon Valley, you can raise any money you want," Fukuyama tells Business Insider. They eventually did raise money, but it didn't happen overnight. When the Mieple team arrived in the U.S, they spent the first three days sleeping in a minivan in a Taco Bell parking lot in Redwood City, Calif. They would have stayed longer, but a Taco Bell employee eventually told ... Read More

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