The live trivia app HQ Trivia was once the obsession of the internet, garnering millions of players and an international spotlight. But then it all went wrong. Boom/Bust: The Rise and Fall of HQ Trivia tells the story of the once-viral trivia app and examines vagaries of the attention economy.
Subscribe: Spotify / Apple / Stitcher
There’s this really crucial moment in a startup’s trajectory where an idea takes off, the company is growing like crazy, and its founders are confronted with an existential question: What are we?
The answer usually reveals a startup’s underlying ambitions for world domination. No, we’re not a directory of college students, we’re a social network that wants to connect the world. No, we’re not a search engine, we are the framework for how you function and think.
Read more at: