AUSTIN, Texas — What do you do when your app fails? If HBO’s Silicon Valley has taught us anything it’s that you pivot
When Twitter cofounder Biz Stone’s Q&A app Jelly bottomed out in the App Store rankings after a much-hyped launch he knew he had two choices.
“We have plenty of money in the bank, we could slog away on this for four years,” he said. “I don’t think we’re ever going to be the next great search engine. We need to do something that’s going to have a whole lot of people using it in order to affect any kind of positive change in the world. We have to make something fun.”
And that’s how Stone’s newest app, Super, was born. …