Growth is getting hard

Growth is getting hard

Growth.

Growing your startup is getting harder and harder. Competition is better, market is saturated and it just doesn’t cut it anymore. It’s very different compared to 10 or 5 years ago.

In this essay, Andre Chen looks at couple of trends:

  1. Mobile platform consolidation
  2. Competition on paid channels
  3. Banner blindness  = shitty clickthroughs
  4. Superior tooling
  5. Smarter, faster competitors
  6. Competing with boredom is easier than competing with Google/Facebook

It’s an interesting piece to read. If you’re looking to get funding, it sure pays to understand where the trends are moving and which startups are getting funded. And where the new opportunities lie.

Click here to read. 



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