Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger challenge many of the myths surrounding startups and the lives of entrepreneurs. Take the next 50 minutes to watch this presentation, there is so much to learn here!
Systrom and Krieger share their first-hand experiences of the entrepreneurial process, including identifying good problems to solve and the value in building simple solutions and minimum viable products. They also discuss aspects of their co-founder working relationship and their efforts to maintain a balance between work and life.
I expect you didn’t miss the news of Instagram’s $1 billion Facebook acquisition recently. The incredibly popular photo app now has more than 50 million users. Instagram gains one new user every second. One billion photos have been taken with the app, about 58 photos uploaded each second.
What have you learned from witnessing the explosion of Instragram’s popularity? What was the key thing you took away from the Instagram presentation?
Posted on May 9, 2012