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8 ridiculous startups you never asked for, but exist nonetheless

Yes, there's an app for that. And even that. While HBO's Silicon Valley pokes fun at start-up culture, tech entrepreneurs, and off-the-wall ideas, the show's riffs and jokes aren't only contained to fictional cable TV storylines. The real world is filled with actual examples of unnecessary companies, apps, and products trying so hard to "disrupt" something, anything. SEE ALSO: There's literally a startup accelerator at the Vatican now These companies mean well enough, but they are trying to solve problems that don't necessarily need fixing.
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