Easier Than Ever to Startup, Harder Than Ever to Compete with Tech Giants
Founder & CEO of Hacker Noon
Welcome to November! October was a good month for Hacker Noon. We published
791 tech stories, and exceeded 10 million minutes reading while averaging 128,722 readers per day. I’m debating how to triple those numbers because three’s a great number. If you have any ideas or would like to work together, message us.
One tech thought for your week:
It’s easier than ever to start a tech company (build a decent product, gain traction, make $$$), but it’s near impossible to scale a tech company without a dependence on FAAMG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google). 💻 💻 Onto This Week’s Top Twenty Tech Stories: 📈 💸 by We already know blockchain’s killer apps Haseeb Qureshi by What Will Bitcoin Look Like in Twenty Years? Daniel Jeffries The Coming Era of the Zombie Token? by Eric Risley 🌊 🎓 by What is a CapsNet or Capsule Network? Debarko De 🦁 🐱💻 Proffer announces Blockchain Hackathon with Govt of India, Coinbase, Microsoft, IBM by Anshul Bhagi 🤔 🚗 by Four options for building an IoT hardware product as a Fortune 500 company Mindtribe by Smart Car Hacking: A Major Problem For IoT DeviceHive ⚒️ 🌐 A Guide to creating Web Applications with React and Redux by Angelos Chalaris Angular v5 is Out! Here is How to Explore It by Dor Moshe How I landed my post-bootcamp software developer job in just seven weeks by Sophia Ciocca by How software projects got their name Amit Merchant by Silicon Valley’s Top Product Managers Use Feature Flags — And You Should Too Justin Baker by The Services Stack Quickly spin up a microservices stack on AWS Randy Findley 🤔 🤑 Founder Interview (w/ our weekly sponsor ): Building the First Independent Marketplace for Developer Services How to validate assumptions for your product before you even launch by jordangonen Paperclips Anonymous: Startup lessons from a virtual stationery entrepreneur by Tim Dempsey Student Founders, Here’s How to Ace your YC Interview by Natalie Why Every Startup is Like an Indiana Jones film! by Riz Virk 💵 💵 by Marketplaces and pricing An approach to building for growth through pricing Parth Sethi Our Startup Fund is a Duck Not a Swan by Bernard Moon
Until next time, don’t take the realities for granted.
David Smooke, @AMI
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