| ||Tell HN: Unicorns aren't ad-supported|
131 points by Animats on Oct 12, 2015 | hide | past | web | favorite | 59 comments |
|Looking at the "Complete list of unicorns", something stands out. Out of the top 50 startups by valuation, only three, Snapchat, Pintrest, and Vice, are ad-supported. The others all sell a product or service paid for by its users.
Advertising may have powered the first dot-com boom, but it's not powering this one.|
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