#75 Jonathan Abrams talks Startup Friendster


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Jonathan Abrams is a busy guy. He has two kids. He co-founded The Founders Den, an entrepreneurial center in San Francisco, He founded, built and sold Sociializr. He's invested in nearly 50 startups, many of which have grown enormously, some beyond a billion dollars in valuation. He founded Nuzzel, and is currently its CEO. Nuzzel has become the largest aggregator of business, media and tech news in the world.

But before all that, Jonathan founded Friendster and started the social networking industry. Recently the Gimlet podcast "Startup" did two episodes about Friendster. In THIS podcast, Jonathan talks about what they got right, wrong -- and what they missed.

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