The inside story of Answers: How six people built the #1 mobile analytics tool in just a few months.Tweet After Crashlytics was acquired by Twitter, our team of six launched a new mobile analytics solution called Answers. Just 11 months after launch, it was named the #2 most popular mobile analytics solution in the world. (UPDATE 10/8/2015: Answers is now named the #1 solution). Its servers are processing over 5 BILLION sessions every single day, something that the current market leader — whom we’ve now surpassed — took a whole DECADE to reach. This is the inside growth story of Answers, and why we’re changing mobile analytics forever. Check out the full story... read more
In 2011, I co-founded Crashlytics with Jeff Seibert. We raised $6 million from Baseline and Flybridge, became one of the most popular mobile development tools on the planet being fortunate to have our software embedded in most handheld devices. Then, on Christmas morning 2012, I signed the term sheet with Twitter agreeing for us to join the flock. This was was Twitter’s largest acquisition.read more
One of the most crucial skills any successful entrepreneur can possess is the ability to know when their baby project is ugly. If you don’t know that your baby project is ugly, you will waste a lot of resources pursuing it, rather than moving onto a new project. It’s like quicksand for an entrepreneur. Avoid at all costs.read more
A couple weeks ago, I found another security vulnerability that impacted 1-1.5 million Twitter accounts.read more
I’m extremely passionate about creating and building new things, so I started a few side projects in early December. A side project, to me, is something that requires less than full time effort on my part but serves a purpose and has high impact in some way. It usually leads to new ideas, crystallizes new theories, and creates new serendipitous connections.read more
Announcing my involvement with OnSwipe! When Jason Baptiste first told me about the concept, and then passed me his iPad with a demo, I knew I had to be a part of it. I’m honored to have been the first person to commit and invest. This company will be making waves — stay tuned!read more
Inspirational letter that was written by Carlos Slim to university students. Print it out and read it a few times.read more
When Patrón launched a site called the Patrón Social Club last year, I signed up and have been following their progress. This year, they launched an interesting concept called Patrón Secret Dining Society. Now, it isn’t some snobby club with obnoxious membership dues — in fact, it’s free — but it is definitely exclusive. I was lucky to take part and see first first-hand on how Patrón is trying to build an online community.read more
- That time you accidentally rub chili into your eye & pretend it doesn't hurt. As eyes puff up & become red. And tears stream down your face.
- The Boston Startup Family. //cc @tuan @lum @paldsworth @nstata @rohit @payne92 @jfrisch21 @ktrae https://t.co/pwx7UI8FYq
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- RT @answersio: Stress-free launches? Check. Introducing Answers launch day experience https://t.co/rZsuNtFmBy #analytics #mobiledev https:/…
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- Happy birthday @jack!
Oh and congrats on $SQ going public today too.
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