Why did Skype Succeed and Joost Fail?

Skype and Joost are interesting companies to compare – they are about as close as you can get to one of those sociological studies that track identical twins who are raised separately. Skype was a spectacular success. Joost never got traction and was shut down

 

(Full Post: http://cdixon.org/2009/12/08/why-did-skype-succeed-and-joost-fail/)


url.jpeg

Chris Dixon

Chris Dixon is an investor at Andreessen Horowitz. He was previously the Co-Founder/CEO of Hunch, Co-Founder of Founder Collective, and Co-Founder/CEO of SiteAdvisor.

Twitter | Blog 




Filed Under:
Collection: Strategy & Starting Up
Category: Starting Up