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090425 Snooth Mashable Presentation

  1. 1. www.snooth.com Snooth Built in NYC April 2009
  2. 2. www.snooth.com What is Snooth? Global marketplace for wine – Discovery – Price comparison shopping – Recommendations – Cellar management etc. Site launched June 2007 World’s largest wine site – 1.1 million wines – 2.2 million ratings
  3. 3. www.snooth.com Cut to the chase • The problem with being a “small company” – The 2 types of small company • Groucho Marx syndrome – Getting the first win • Negotiate or Compromise? – Just close the deal • Startup = F1 race car – Single goal, single minded, single use • Business = Chevy pick up truck – Backups, customer service, accounts receivable, accounting etc
  4. 4. www.snooth.com Open Source Rules Invent the racecar, not the wheel – Use what’s there – Use what’s free – Use what’s open – Use all of it Benefit from a thriving community – Others have been there: Google it! – Ask the mailing list – Listen to the bloggers Give back to the virtuous cycle – Post your solutions – Join the discussion
  5. 5. www.snooth.com Snooth Built in NYC April 2009
  6. 6. www.snooth.com Snooth Built in NYC April 2009

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