In Silicon Valley, being ahead of the jargon curve can bring great social and financial rewards – and it may even be confused for true innovation
It’s as common as the hoodies and the Soylent; Silicon Valley loves its jargon while simultaneously groaning over the weight of its pretense. However, this ‘pain point’ is also an opportunity for enterprising wordsmiths.
In the Valley, speaking fluent cutting-edge startup is the bare minimum required to inspire confidence. Being ahead of the jargon curve can bring great social and financial rewards. It may even be confused for true innovation.