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chris muscarellaMaker@cm · Field Company, Kitchensurfing
@benparr—I think the reason it hasn't worked before is 1) mobile wasn't where it needed to be and 2) it's a more complex system with more points of friction than many other services. It means the bar for creating any kind of behavior change is actually quite high. We think we can do it.
Ben Parr@benparr · Co-founder and CMO, Octane AI
This idea has been tried in multiple iterations with multiple startups and pretty much all have failed. With that said, I REALLY want this or something like this to succeed. It must may be too niche outside of certain circles, so the big think you guys will have as a challenge is awareness and then getting people to try and love the experience that aren't normally high-end foodies like me.
Eddie Wharton@eawharton · Data Scientist, Dinner Lab
@benparr why do you think it has failed? Too high of a CAC compared to the LTV? Not focusing on the right niches? @cm feel free to share lessons learned & how you guys are better
Andrew Condurache@acondurache
Seems to be available everywhere except SF..
Walter Chen@smalter · founder, iDoneThis
I've done Kitchensurfing a few times, and it's been fantastic. I had a cook from Lincoln cooking in my kitchen last week. It felt like the first time I took an Uber black car -- pretty amazing and a sign of the times.
Kevin Xu@imkevinxu · Hacker @ Stripe
My friend made a list of a bunch of Food Delivery-type startups here https://github.com/cjbarber/Food...
Eddie Wharton@eawharton · Data Scientist, Dinner Lab
@imkevinxu this is where Product Hunt Collections would be awesome