Hansen: Belief in himself fueled his long shot at success
Since pitching his company, Khan has raised $472,000 in startup capital for BuyNow, which is designed to allow people to immediately purchase items they see in magazine and television ads using their smartphones. His was one of only seven companies chosen for Straight Shot tech accelerator's Demo Day.
Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 12:00 am
He stands on a stage on a Thursday in early October, underneath the hot lights, and readies himself for six minutes he thinks could change his life.
That sounds melodramatic, but then again Shaz Khan has done some fairly dramatic things to be standing here tonight at this event called the Straight Shot Demo Day.
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