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Startup's 'wild ride' is a riveting tale of near failure and survival – GeekWire

Startup’s ‘wild ride’ is a riveting tale of near failure and survival – GeekWire

Startup’s ‘wild ride’ is a riveting tale of near failure and survival – GeekWire Blok24’s new CEO Andrew Wright, left, with co-founder Troy Frever. (GeekWire Photo / John Cook) Things were falling apart at Blok24. Fundraising efforts were faltering. The product needed a revamp. And, most frighteningly, the bank account had dwindled to just $16,000. …

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How a dependency on Facebook led to the shutdown of this Seattle company – GeekWire

How a dependency on Facebook led to the shutdown of this Seattle company – GeekWire

How a dependency on Facebook led to the shutdown of this Seattle company – GeekWire Blok24 started as an events app, then shifted to a strategy of bringing restaurants and bars onto the platform, before a change by Facebook dealt the company a fatal blow. (Blok24 Photo) Think differently. Limit dependencies on other platforms. Stay …

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