by Brandon Wenerd on July 10, 2013


All of this started to sound very familiar, so I did a little digging through the BroBible Tips inbox. And what do you know?! but I found an e-mail from 2011 sent by Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel himself, back when it was still called PIcaboo. Dated September 7th, it's basically verbatim the e-mail sent to Nicole, including the use of “certified bro”:


The pic proving said “certified broness” was attached. It was still buried in my inbox: 


Yep, looks pretty Bro to us. Anyway, Tech Crunch has text messages between the founders of the company that support Brown's claim of being kicked out. The dialogue is quite fratty:


The takeaway? Remember that nothing is official until you have it in writing. Have a good idea? A business plan with buddies? GET IT IN WRITING, just in case it does blow up to an insane $800 million valuation.

Trust… Those are words to live by, Bros. 

Brandon Wenerd

About Brandon Wenerd...

Brandon Wenerd is BroBible's senior editor, guru of @brotips, and director of strategic partnerships. He joined BroBible in the fall of 2009 after graduating from Penn State. When he’s not writing, Brandon enjoys fishing, Phish, Philly sports, Dewey Beach, supporting live music, hot sauce, and beer. E-mail him with post ideas and news tips:

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