Episode Info: Richard is a computer programmer. He has to choose between a $10 million deal with Gavin Belson and a $200,000 deal with Peter Gregory, in exchange for his cooperation to make the idea of a super compressing algorithm change the world.
Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper.
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judges own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s.
Working out of a shared house in San Francisco, Richard Hendricks and his team are working on creating revolutionary technology. But first he and his company, Pied Piper, need to navigate the maze of hurdles, back-stabbings and setbacks systemic to technology start-ups, some of which come from competitors but many come from trusted sources.
John Altschuler | Mike Judge | Dave Krinsky .