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“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people,” said Steve Jobs to the Stanford graduating class of 2005. In his speech, Jobs compared his ideal model for business to The Beatles. “The four guys kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts,” Jobs said. …


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5 years ago, we were a month into the launch of our first product, Visn. A visual feed reader with curated sources. The first month was a hit with over 1000 downloads. It was a humbling experience that unveiled an entire universe of possibilities. We iterated on a few versions to add iPad support in late 2011, Custom Feeds, iPhone 5 support, and marginal improvements in 2012. By 2013 the updates stopped. It sat on the store through the Google Reader shutdown (which is what Custom Feeds was built on), social sharing API breaking changes, a good portion of our curated feeds going dark, and several major updates to iOS. …

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