One of the founders of YouTube graduated with a design degree and look where it got him!!

What a success story this turned out to be. By now you've probably heard the news that the two founders of the viral video site 'You Tube' recently sold their company to Google for a whopping 1.65 Billion. Unbelievable! What's even more amazing is that site has only been around since February 2005. The two founders (Hurley and Chen) kept a 40% stake in their company and will end up splitting roughly $667 million. That's equates to $333 million per person. Not bad considering that all the unassuming pair set out to do was share some snapshots and goofy videos they had taken at a dinner party. The photos posed no problem. But even though the dinner guests all worked in the computer industry, they couldn't figure out a simple way to send the video clips they had taken of the event.

As it turns out Chad Hurley met Steve Chen when they were both working for Paypal. Hurley just graduated from design school at the University of Indiana and as part of his interview mocked up a design for the Paypal logo and landed the gig. As it currently stands Hurley's Paypal logo is still being used today.

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