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How to break into Silicon Valley

Andrew Chen

This is advice I’ve been giving to people for years, and it’s shaped by my own experience — after all, I moved to the Bay Area in 2007 and it completely changed my life. In 2007 this was cutting edge at a time when product success was often measured by vanity metrics such as the total registrations for a product.

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5 Challenges of Cyber-Physical Product Development

Gocious Blog

Ever since the launch of the first iPhone in 2007 , consumers have grown accustomed to physical devices containing software systems. Every year, we're introduced to various new products with astonishing capabilities that directly impact our everyday lives.

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The Demo goes badly

The Product Bistro

A recent story about the original iPhone demo at Moscone center in SF, in early 2007 from the point of view of the engineers in the audience is particularly illuminating. Every product development project has a crucial milestone, the official demonstration.

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AARRR vs RARRA: Pirate Metrics Explained

Mind the Product

First presented by Dave McClure in his presentation “Startup Metrics for Pirates” in 2007, the AARRR method was originally meant for tracking product marketing and management and focused on acquisition. Pirates metrics have become a popular model for business growth — but what are they and do they actually lead you to that buried treasure?

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The Best 5 Mobile Developers’ Portfolios: Showcasing Top Talent

TurnKey Labs

Perhaps on June 29, 2007, when the first iPhone was introduced, few people in the world realized what a huge billion-dollar industry mobile apps were turning into. Nowadays, there is no doubt that mobile app development is a thriving industry. Even when I earned my first $100 from selling primitive applications for the Nokia Ovi […]

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The Evolution of Netflix

The Product Coalition

In 2007, the company launched its streaming service, allowing subscribers to instantly watch a vast library of movies and TV shows online. However, with the rise of streaming technology, Netflix introduced its streaming service in 2007, initially bundled with DVD rental subscriptions at no extra cost.

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The Best Mobile Developers’ Portfolios: Showcasing Top Talent

TurnKey Labs

Perhaps on June 29, 2007, when the first iPhone was introduced, few people in the world realized what a huge billion-dollar industry mobile apps were turning into. Nowadays, there is no doubt that mobile app development is a thriving industry. Even when I earned my first $100 from selling primitive applications for the Nokia Ovi […]