These Founders (Really) Fight

Alex Tehrani
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Gym or One-Room Schoolhouse?

It's a humble-enough establishment, barely big enough to hold its boxing ring (its bathroom is in a hallway shared by the Mexican restaurant around the corner), but Michael the Boxer gym has become a de facto one-room after-hours schoolhouse for a few dozen tech workers, engineers, and start-up founders to step away from their screens and learn to throw a punch. And how to get hit in the face.