The Complete, Controversial History Of Verge

Niklas Göke
Apr 26, 2018 · 12 min read
Disclaimer: This is not financial advice. I am not a financial advisor. What follows is my personal, subjective, biased opinion.
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The Origin

The Team

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This team has already changed again significantly in the course of writing this post.
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The Development

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From Github
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The McAfee Incident

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The Hack

The Accidental Hard Fork

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Verge’s most knowledgeable developer isn’t on the team.

The Ransom Crowdfund

Asking for this much money in such a short time period while holding the announcement of an eventual partnership hostage is just bad business.

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Verge’s original promise & donation incentives
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The Porn Partnership

On The Verge

“Yesterday, we stood at the edge of the cliff. Today, we are one step further.”

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