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A startup founder reportedly jumped to her death from the top of New York City rooftop bar 230 Fifth
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A few years ago, my company ShortStack moved into a new office. Instead of paying movers to transport our things from the old place to the new one, my employees and I took the afternoon off to do the ourselves.