Emotions can run deep, for both women and men, when it comes to hair.

And where there's passion, there's a potential business idea.

That's one thing we've learned watching the power of online community prove itself again and again.

One case in point is a recent flap over the public diss of a million-dollar investment in NaturallyCurly.com, an online community for people with curly and kinky hair.

In a piece titled: "Dumb Money: Exposing Silicon Valley’s Stupidest Investments," a writer for New York magazine snarked " .

what kind of genius decided to throw $1.2 million at NaturallyCurly, the 'leading social network and community for people with wavy, curly and kinky hair?'

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