Fighting to turn the Light on with Bucket.

A postmortem of our startup experience.

Julia Lam
Julia Lam
Mar 9, 2016 · 11 min read
Sunset at Nusa Lembongan, Bali

The Idea

For those unfamiliar with Bucket, we allow you collect trip ideas from any text source, aggregate it with any other information needed to decide, and go.

What happened?

When any startup closes its doors, I think people always wonder what happened to it. Here are a few of my thoughts on what happened to Bucket, and what we would do differently if I tried again.

Bucket’s founding team in our first co-working space in the Mission.

What I learned overall

Startups are incredibly painful, even more painful when you don’t succeed. However, they are one of the most effective tools for continuously teaching you new skills and about the world around you. Startups are about the journey, not the destination.

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Founder @ Tara&Co, ex-Facebooker, traveler, and dancer.

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