More Lessons from WhatsApp

Forbes has been doing a great job of covering the story behind WhatsApp.  If you’re too lazy to read their entire stories, here are a few more lessons that I took away from the saga: 1. Do something that people easily understand. WhatsApp had a simple vision: SMS, but free.  Hard to argue with … Continue reading More Lessons from WhatsApp

What Entrepreneurs Should Learn From WhatsApp

Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion has dominated all news in Silicon Valley for the past 48 hours.  Yesterday, I was at a urinal, and a group of people asked me what I thought.  Most of the discussion seems to be around whether Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to pay so much for a relatively … Continue reading What Entrepreneurs Should Learn From WhatsApp