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What it's like when Alphabet's venture arm invests in your startup — and helps grow it to a $983 million company (GOOG)

After a year of working at Google, Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg were getting restless. The duo — which came to Google in 2010 after it acquired their company, Invite Media — was ready to start thinking about their next venture, doing research on the side and angel investing in other startups to see what worked and what didn't. They had never intended to stay at Google long, something they had made clear from the beginning.
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