What happens when a founder/leader gets tired of their main product and decides to take on a secondary product? For the second product, they’re no longer starving artist, but a fat artist. Does massive amounts of money and people help? We discuss this idea in this week’s podcast with many examples.
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Fat Artist Show Notes
Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs by Joseph Flaherty, TechCrunch
Spiegel: Snap -> Spectacles
Snap’s ‘shockingly low’ internal data reveals why its Spectacles glasses flopped by Alex Heath, Business Insider
Twitter -> Vine, Periscope, Square?
Zuckerberg: Facebook -> Oculus
Grandma Is Adorably Nervous She’s Going To Fall Off A Ledge While Wearing A VR Headset via Digg
Bezos: Amazon -> Whole Foods, Washington Post, Blue Origin
Cue: Apple -> TV Shows
Apple’s Billion-Dollar Bet on Hollywood Is the Opposite of Edgy by Lucas Shaw, Bloomberg Businessweek
Musk: Paypal -> Tesla, Spacex, Solarcity, Boring Company
Brin: Google -> Alphabet: Cars, Glasses, Balloons
I Went for a Ride in a Waymo Self-Driving Car, Which Was Surprisingly Chill by Kate Conger, Gizmodo