I turned my side-project into a startup. I'm Ido Shamun, AMA!

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Hey Ido Shamun Really like daily.dev, I have been using it for about two weeks now. I am really curious and would love to know how did the product come out, the initial stages, before launching it to the public, everything from development/ideation/monetary situations (if any) how did all of these go. Would really appreciate if you could make some time for this :) Thank you

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Hi Girish Patil,

Glad to host you here. Two weeks is exactly the amount of time it took us to launch! We went down the quick and dirty path just to share it with the world. We didn't think about monetization, we didn't crystalize the idea. For a long time, I had a few Slack channels with tons of RSS feeds. At some point, we thought "wouldn't it be great to have a tool exactly for this?". We proceeded with building a prototype and launched it immediately. From there we navigated mainly by listening to our users. This is the only thing we cared about.