What Does This 22-Year-Old’s App Do and Why Did He Just Get $25 Million For It?

This is Lucas Duplan. He’s a 22-year-old college dropout, and he just made a top secret app called Clinkle that just netted him a cool $25 million. All anyone really knows about it is that it’s a retail app that will let users buy things with their phone, which isn’t particularly revolutionary, but top developers must think he’s onto something. TechCrunch has a source saying it uses “high frequency sound to communicate between devices,” but just how this would work and why it would be so novel remains a mystery. Hopefully, the people dropping the millions know a little more about what Clinkle does than we do …

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