Tweet February 6, 2012 — 40 employees. $16M raised over the years. Nearly 40 games created. Launch Draw Something on both Android and iOS. Their 2nd iOS game ever.http://www.businessinsider.com/10-days-after-launch-this-hot-new-app-has-12… 1st 40k installs from paid installs from within other apps ($3,000 budget) and users of their
TweetLast week marked the two-year anniversary of the sale of Draw Something (OMGPOP) to Zynga. Draw Something’s explosive 7-week ride in early 2012 culminated into a worldwide brand and was then acquired by Zynga for a rumored $183 million. In the past two years since that
I miss 1998. I miss 2006. Separated by 8 years means that 2014 could hold the next evolution of tech startups.
TweetJust read this article: The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future It is an excellent article and he conveys what I have been feeling for a couple years now, since Arrington was on his last legs at TechCrunch.
NHL Talk: @BuffaloSabres Trade Deadline Recap of last 8 years: Darcy traded on deadline day in 7 of last 8 years (exception was last year when he traded the day prior)
TweetInteresting about Darcy, and probably widely known [but I didn’t know], the past 8 years of trade deadline eligibility (04-05 lockout)… he traded on the deadline day on 7 of those years (with 1 trade also happening the day prior to deadline in 2004, in
TweetMy latest guest post on TechCrunch, “What Startup To Build?”, can be read here: http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/25/what-startup-to-build/ Past TechCrunch guests posts: “Will It End Very Badly?” Probably Not. The New Early-Adopter Addiction: Turntable Twitter And Facebook Turn Everyone Into An Affiliate Marketer Some other favorite posts off my own blog: 100+ Web
TweetYesterday I wrote a guest post on TechCrunch that can be read here.
TweetIt turns out not to be as awesome as I had hoped. I had really hoped I’d never have to plug my camera in again — or slide the memory card out, and put it back into my computer. But after some miserable failings, that’s
TweetMG (@parislemon) has a good write-up on TechCrunch about why Siri is a big deal. Apple is shying away from marketing the hell out of this feature because it’s in “beta” — aka, it’s not fully ready. It’ll be fully ready in a year or
TweetI’m officially putting MyFavorites behind me. The problem I was trying to solve, isn’t one of those problems you think you have… and I think those types of solutions/startups are a bit tougher. I already outlined my own problems with running a startup in a
TweetI don’t know much about psychology, but below I have brainstormed my own quick thoughts on aspects of why users are using these various services. These services allow you to broadcast what you are doing. This is a follow-up to my post about the metrics