Friday, March 9, 2012

Paul Graham Essay on the Most Ambitious Startup Ideas

One of the more surprising things I've noticed while working on Y Combinator is how frightening the most ambitious startup ideas are. In this essay I'm going to demonstrate this phenomenon by describing some.
Google utterly destroyed Reader this year when they broke the sharing feature (to force you to use Google plus) and made the style and UI worse. I'll bet you could make a killing charging $20/year for an RSS reader that was just Google Reader as it existed ca. one year ago.

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