Sam Lessin is the founder and CEO of drop.
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Sam Lessin (@lessin) and Bobby Goodlatte (@rsg) join Erik on this episode. They Discuss:- The future of consumer social- How can consumer social startups compete with incumbents- How do you incentivize user growth on new platforms- Are Twitter and Instagram going away- What are the most interesting new ideas in consumer social- Which new consumer social networks will be successful- What technologies will enable the next wave of social networks- Will decentralized social networks ever happen- How can platforms capture and enable social capitalThanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform.Check us out on the web at or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, and is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg.
In this episode, John Federico (twitter: @gadgetboy) interviews Sam Lessin and Mike Singleton about updates to the service, usability, privacy, file sharing and their growing enterprise business. Our music is Democracy from Alexander Blu. Send us email to comments AT odmcast DOT com or call our comment line and leave a message: 775-860-2263. You can also find us on FaceBook - visit us and “become a fan.” Be sure to stop by to complete our listener survey - we’d really appreciate it. For partner or sponsor information, contact jaf AT newrules DOT com.
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