June 14, 2021

How Discord Rewrote the Social Media Playbook

John Coogan
Join my community at http://JohnCoogan.com (enter your email) I use Discord everyday and thought it would be interesting to talk through the company’s history and why I think Jason Citron is such an awesome entrepreneur. Hope you like it! KEY SOURCES: Super Founders Book: https://www.amazon.com/Super-Founders-Reveals-Billion-Dollar-Startups/dp/1541768426 ABOUT JOHN COOGAN: I am the co-founder of http://soylent.com and http://lucy.co, both of which were funded by Y Combinator (Summer 2012 and Winter 2018). I've been an entrepreneur for nearly a decade across multiple companies. I've done a lot of work in silicon valley, so that's mostly what I talk about. I've raised over 10 rounds of venture capital totaling over $100m in total funding. I work mostly in tech-enabled consumer packaged goods, meaning I use software to make the best products possible and then deliver them to the widest possible audience. I'm a big fan of machine learning, python programming, and motion graphics. OTHER VIDEOS: How Oculus VR & Anduril Founder Palmer Luckey Revolutionizes Dead Industries - https://youtu.be/zVLcoJS4fCg The Saga of Naval Ravikant (Founder of AngelList) - https://youtu.be/BtLFa9pEaDo The Saga of Chamath Palihapitiya (SPAC Investor) - https://youtu.be/KFslVD3t_Oo CONTACT: You can get in touch with me via Twitter: https://twitter.com/johncoogan Disclaimer: This video is purely my opinion and should not be regarded as a primary source. I am not a financial advisor and this is not a recommendation to buy or sell securities. Always do your own due diligence.
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