E436: Flickr cofounder Stewart Butterfield raises another $43m for Slack



about this episode

In the mid 2000s, Flickr was a red hot startup. Cofounder Stewart Butterfield gets really honest with Jason talking about the early days of Flickr (initially a tool for a failed game company and about its acquisition by Yahoo and how he and the burgeoning photo site changed there. His next big project, Slack, is a IRC-style workplace chat tool that’s the first product from his next company, Tiny Speck. Listen in to find out how this, too, was an enterprise tool born of a game that didn’t last.

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