Unusual Pivots

Some startups that took drastic left turns through product iteration. This is a reminder to myself to never get married to an idea, to let demand, data, and user behavior dictate the ideas.

  • Slack started as a game company called glitch. Their games failed, but they ended up with a really strong team chat tool in the process.
  • Youtube started as a dating site called “Tune in Hook Up”
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