If you notice, there is one point in a startup journey after which the growth skyrockets and you start to define/influence the market in a big way. Many of the successful startups started very differently (sometimes radically different) than what they’re doing now.  Youtube started as a dating site, Instagram originally started as Burbn, an HTML-5 mobile check in app which didn’t go anywhere for about a year. Guess how many users Pinterest had in the first year?  Just 10k. One takeaway from the above examples and a lot of successful startups in general is, the founders were persistent enough to … Continue reading Point