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At Remitly (one of my portfolio companies) the people feel that in some small way they are changing the world and feel good about it.
Oct 04, 2016 - 07:20 PM
While some might explain it as the founder’s genius in building kind of company that takes advantage of the emergent trends, often the founder is doing something and the real opportunity is five degrees away. Something small has changed and it turns out giving software away for free and making money selling insurance is a genius idea, where last week selling software was the right idea.
It’s about launching your product and then finding the right combination of things that the market is ready for. How many mobile app companies were doing WAP and WHTML in the late 90’s? They thought mobile would be big and they were right, but were just off by ten years!