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The Early Days of Spotify

h/t to Yohan Pereira for sharing this talk by Spotify’s R&D Chief, Gustav Söderström on the history of the company.

Listening this talk illuminated two key elements that help early stage companies break through the noise and reach scale — adaptability of the founding team and priority on delivering an elevated user experience.

These seem obvious but we often reflexively discount them as we search for tangible “defensibility” inherent in the product or the technology in the early days (especially now in a market where the big tech companies could conceivably compete with anything).

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#media ____ The Early Days of Spotify

h/t to Yohan Pereira for sharing this talk by Spotify's R&D Chief, Gustav Söderström on the history of the company.

Listening this talk illuminated two key elements that help early stage companies break through the noise and reach scale — adaptability of the founding team and priority on delivering an elevated user experience.

These seem obvious but we often reflexively discount them as we search for tangible "defensibility" inherent in the product or the technology in the early days (especially now in a market where the big tech companies could conceivably compete with anything).

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#media
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