early days

thinking about the early days of artists, businesses, and other ambitious endeavors.

by sari and · updated 1mo ago

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1. Here's @YouTube's first website when it was a video dating site https://t.co/Z2wnVjSiBz

    Before they were famous 1. Here's @YouTube's first website when it was a video dating site https://t.co/Z2wnVjSiBz

    by Lenny Rachitsky

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    Something that has been on my mind lately: things take time. https://t.co/uc2Szlyt4b

    by Justin Duke

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  • Remembering this logged out profile redesign like it was just yesterday. Lots of work to try to get the exact right language on top of the page to describe what Twitter is and why it is useful to sign up. The key measure was engaged users who signed up. 13 years ago. Wow.

    by Josh Elman

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  • Thumbnail of 2009 (before they were famous) at South by Southwest in Austin, Mumford played "The Cave" live at Red House Pizzeria. 

Crowd of like 12 people, but it was the beginning of a banger!

    2009 (before they were famous) at South by Southwest in Austin, Mumford played "The Cave" live at Red House Pizzeria. Crowd of like 12 people, but it was the beginning of a banger!

    by Mitchell Cohen

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As Sam Altman puts it in the clip below:

“No one is as honest about how bad the early days are as they should be because it’s so embarrassing in retrospect.”

Even though Open AI is rumored to be worth $80-90… Show more

    Q: How do the best startup founders make it through the dark times? As Sam Altman puts it in the clip below: “No one is as honest about how bad the early days are as they should be because it’s so embarrassing in retrospect.” Even though Open AI is rumored to be worth $80-90… Show more

    by Mike McGuiness

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  • As a new founder, it’s tempting and often discouraging to compare your inside to another’s outside. Every other founder and company looks so well put together, whereas you are of course all too aware of your shortcomings and insecurities.

    Because of how much we deify the great entrepreneurs of our time, we end up inevitably comparing our new company
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from Edward Lando by John Koenig

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