The world of Busytown has become BusinessTown. In a nod to Richard Scarry's classic children's books, artist Tony Ruth has taken the distinctive style and reimagined the world of anthropomorphic animals with more startup-focused jobs. The lowly worm in Businesstown is a brogrammer. The lion is a Digital Prophet. The elephant is a cryptocurrency expert, because elephants never forget their Bitcoin wallet keys.
According to Ruth's Tumblr page, BusinessTown — "What Value-Creating Winners Do All Day" — is an ongoing project. So far, only 12 animals have been employed over the course of 10 entries, so we've got a ways to go to fill in the whole population. Here are some of our favorites: