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This is What a Bunch of Rich Dudes Bickering on Twitter Looks Like

Billionaires don’t take kindly to people who bash on their T.V. shows as one Silicon Valley investor learned after suggesting that the iconic show “Shark Tank” was a waste of time for entrepreneurs.

Paul Graham is one of Silicon Valley’s defining venture capitalists and co-founder of Y Combinator, the elite startup accelerator program with a low acceptance rate that birthed startups like Airbnb and Dropbox.

Billionaire Mark Cuban Has Some Crucial Advice For the Winner of the $1.5 Billion Lottery

With the total for the Powerball jackpot being over $1.5 billion, the entire country is on edge waiting for the next drawing. Meanwhile, some wise (and not so wise) advice has come to light on what people should do if they win the lottery.

Mark Cuban, Shark Tank judge and billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, recently gave his opinion on what the next winner should do if they want to hold on to their money. His advice is very similar to one redditor’s advice, though some points are definitely different.

Mark Cuban Reveals the Sketchiest Part of His Phone Call with Ahmed Mohamed

“Shark Tank” investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed on Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time” that he heard Ahmed Mohamed’s sister giving him answers during their phone conversation. Mohamed is the 14-year-old student who was arrested last week for bringing what his teacher thought was a bomb but was actually a homemade clock. Cuban said of his interaction with Mohamed:

Mark Cuban Wants Entrepreneurs To Stop Being a Bunch of Helpless Babies

Mark Cuban dropped some prickly wisdom on entrepreneurs at the iCONIC Tour in Chicago: Stop asking for advice and help yourself.

Do you hear that entrepreneurs? You are all just a bunch of babies looking for mentors to hold your hand. It’s time you grew a pair and learned how to handle the struggle of growing a startup yourself. Cuban, though, explained it all a bit more diplomatically:

Guy Tries to Network With Mark Cuban at SXSW, Fails Miserably

A lot of us probably tell ourselves we will never be starstruck if we ever meet an idol or celebrity, but some of us just can’t help but vomit creepy nonsense when we finally get that chance, only for said idol/celebrity to walk away frightened and thoroughly creeped out. 

One incredibly unfortunate Redditor, Vohit4Rohit, will live with this internal disgrace for the rest of his life after meeting and creeping on Mark Cuban in a hotel lobby while at SXSW this week. Here is “TIFU [Today I Fucked Up] by talking to Mark Cuban.”