Dealing with Isolation as a Solo Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Lisa Price started Carol’s Daughter out of her Brooklyn kitchen in 1993, with little money and zero revenue. Today, the skin and hair care product company has $40 million in sales and 80 employees.
WhatsApp “Bigger Than Twitter” With Over 200M Monthly Active Users, 8B Inbound And 12B Outbound Messages Daily
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum was on stage today at the AllThingsD Dive Into Mobile conference in New York City, where he said that the app is now larger than Twitter by monthly active users. He wouldn’t say exactly how many the company had, just that it was north of 200 million users.
Koum also noted that the messaging app now sees an average of 8 billion inbound, and 12 million outbound messages per day, and with less than 50 engineers, the highest ratio of active users per long-term employee today of any active tech company.