Inside Snap

It's Snap IPO day. Track Snap news here.

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jason
Maker
ceo, writer, event host & angel
We've been working on this Snap newsletter for a while. What better day to launch it than IPO day?
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Josh Adams
CTO, DailyDrip
@jason Super glad you mentioned today was the day. Just put in my pre-IPO bids. Timing for SNAP couldn't have been better, I feel. Having said that, I haven't been a very "sticky" user lately. 8 months ago I watched Mark Suster's snaps every single day, Justin Kan on the rare occasion I wanted to intersperse bits of wisdom with sudden shirtlessness. Don't think I've opened it more than a 3 times in the past 3 months though. I hate that I haven't gotten to play with the Spectacles yet. Are they as fantastic as I'm assuming they must be?
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Jack Smith
Previously co-founded Vungle & Shyp
@knewter which broker did you use to put in pre-ipo bids? some brokers don't list the stock symbols until after the ipo
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Brendan Beirne
Product / strategy, Joojoo
@knewter Similar experience here... kinda dropped off in the last few months, though I'm probably not the target demographic. Discovery of accounts to follow needs to be streamlined IMO.
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Josh Adams
CTO, DailyDrip
@_jacksmith I used robin hood. they didn't have TWLO til 2 days later and I chastised them thoroughly (still killed it there though). They did better this time :)
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carlos garcia
Co-Founder, Internet Missionaries
@knewter Spectacles are someone's idea on how to take money from people. It's an idea to fill a business need. The product has failed, and if by chance it took off, laws would ban it everywhere.
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Brendan Beirne
Product / strategy, Joojoo
Something must be going right at Inside for them to keep pushing out new properties with this kind of timing.
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Ben Tossell
No-coder πŸ‘‰ Makerpad.co
@brendanbeirne I think their model of "get 2k subs before launching" is a smart one - I also asked @jason why this number and he said: "The first 1k subs is the hardest, so we doubled it"
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Ben NunezVirtual and Augmented Reality
These guys keep cranking out awesome content in timely and easy to digest email newsletters on a range of topics...VR/AR, Drones, Facebook, Amazon, EVs and even Real Estate. Snap is a perfect next topic.
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I love Inside.com newsletters, really excited for this one!
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Ben Lang
Serial hunter πŸ§žβ€β™‚οΈ
Wish we had continued https://www.producthunt.com/post... :)
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