Product Hunt Daily Digest
January 17th, 2023

FLATTERY GETS YOU ACQUIRED

Gas, the app that lets teens compliment each other, has been acquired by Discord.

Congrats to co-founder Nikita Bier. It's his second big acquisition in five years, having sold his first app to Facebook in 2017.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT
May the smartest ideas win

Everybody has ideas. In the shower, in the early hours, inside vehicles.

Ideas are ubiquitous, so their value is low. Unlocking real value demands the development of those ideas into executed products (aka: solutions) that people want to pay for.

The annual Golden Kitty Awards are like a ranked catalog of those types of ideas. Vote for (and discover) the smartest products across 24 categories, including:

And while we’re on the subject of Best Designed… check out this year’s new Golden Kitty trophy. It’s sleeker, golder, and definitely the most coveted desk hardware of 2023.

Golden Kitty Award Tweet

Makers, may the odds be ever in your favor. At least until Friday, when voting will close. Annnnnd go.

Vote for the best
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