Nathan speaks with Daniel Brusilovsky and Jason Stein, the co-founders of i-Moji.
Daniel Brusilovsky and Jason Stein are two of the cofounders at imoji, the largest sticker library in the world.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:08 – Nathan’s introduction
01:33 – Welcoming Daniel and Jason to the show
01:45 – Six founders of i-Moji
02:48 – Do what you’re passionate about
03:30 – Jason originally operated at Hotel Tonight
03:54 – How they’re making money?—They’re not
04:48 – Give users as fast and relevant experience no matter what
05:48 – A b2c product
06:05 – Left Shark example
07:01 – Proactively try to curate categories and put them in trending lists so people don’t have to search for them
07:36 – Where to experience i-moji
09:47 – The team is 7 people full time and they’ve raised $2M of seed in equity
10:27 – Advice on raising capital in the B2C space
11:01 – Understand how it becomes a massive business
12:35 – In the b2c space, you’ve got to have a following
13:08 – Impression goal is in the billions per month
13:75 – i-moji doesn’t track users
14:22 – Have a ROCK SOLID vision
15:56 – Jason@imojiapp.com
Favorite Book? – Delivering Happiness
What CEO do you follow?— Elon Musk
What is your favorite online tool?— Evernote
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Do what you love. Take Risk. Always trust your gut.
3 Key Points:
Life and success are rooted in passion—do what you love.
Have a ROCK SOLID vision if you want to your business to appeal to people, especially investors.
If you want to make it in the consumer space, you need massive following.
Edgar – Nathan uses Edgar instead of other scheduling tools for Twitter because Edgar cycles through content over and over (buffer/others you have to re-input content over and over – time consuming). In the last several months, Edgar has driven Nathan over 3728 clicks that he didn’t have to work or pay for.
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Evernote – The online tool Daniel and Jason can’t live without
Delivering Happiness – Daniel and Jason’s favorite business book
Elon Musk – The CEO Daniel and Jason closely follow
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