Scott Heiferman looks back at Meetup's bet-the-company moment - (37signals)
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We have this history at Meetup, we make big bets. It’s woven into the DNA of this company that we take big bets. We do it because we have our eye on our mission, which is to see lots more Meetups happen. When things change, I think that it’s easy to get really wrapped up in the complaints.”
It’s woven into the DNA of this company that we take big bets.
A lot of companies that take big bets are no longer around.
What works for Meetup does not work for all.