Founder @Pair3d, Iraq War Vet, teacher of machines
Your hard core fans buys you “marketing capital” that you “spend” on expanding to a wider base.
Houseparty, the successor to Meerkat, initially launched under a pseudonym to avoid attention from the tech industry. It hit the top of the App Store and ~1M daily users before its first notable press.
The next day, Middleditch confirmed what many internet users already knew: “cuck” is the right’s political epithet du jour for liberals.