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What is it like to live outside of the tech bubble?

Sahil Lavingia took Gumroad and moved it to Provo, Utah. While in San Francisco everyone cared about his growth rates, employee count, investor names and other typical startup business, in Provo no one cared.

It turns out that every homogenous society operates on its own set of principles and outsiders are judged on a set of values common to that community. In Provo that meant Church and family life.