Quiz: A Tech Genius Will Pass This Silicon Valley Word Test. Can You?


Could you handle the world of startups?

Ultimate Challenge to see how well you know your Silicon Valley slang words. Do you know this startup lingo?

 Jan 11, 2017

1 of 10What is "VC Money"?

Silicon Valley
Startup capital from private investors or financial institutions
Imaginary money
Very Cold Money

2 of 10What does "sticky" refer to?

Silicon Valley
Afternoon snack break
User retention rate - number of users coming back into a product
A special type of gum chewed at startups

3 of 10What is "soylent"?

Silicon Valley
An alcoholic beverage
A diet that involves only eating soy burgers
A meal replacement that makes eating more efficient

4 of 10What is an "apportunity"?

Silicon Valley
An appetizer table at a party
When an app has the ability to improve or perform a desired action
An over eager new employee

5 of 10What is "logo wingman"?

Silicon Valley
When you hook up with a girl at a Start-up only event
Wearing a startup brand logo as a conversation starter
The marketing department of a startup

6 of 10What does "churn rate" refer to?

Silicon Valley
The amount of people who quit a week
The speed of internet connectivity
The percentage of people that stop using a startup's product

7 of 10What does "Three Commas Club" refer to?

Silicon Valley
A company with three main CEOs
The three stages of starting a business
A billion dollars (1,000,000,000)

8 of 10What does "bootstrap" mean?

Silicon Valley
Funding a company through your own money
To wear comfortable shoes knowing you'll be walking a lot
To hate your job, but work anyway

9 of 10What is "stealth mode"?

Silicon Valley
When you're secretive in the beginning stages of your business
The term for spies who infiltrate companies
A startup that has three or less employees

10 of 10What is a "decacorn"?

Silicon Valley
A term for the accounting department of a startup
A fad diet consisting of coffee and carrots
A startup valued at $10 billion or more
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