Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Kansas City Startup Stays Losing

First off, clowning somebody's bad news is only a practice for trolls and people with low self-esteem. And so, this sad news shouldn't earn a gleeful reaction.

Instead we remember that this local tech company is one of our first local write-ups and promo before the outset of the Google Fiber era and so much ensuing "silicon prairie" hype.

From the perspective of very talented and tech savvy locals, there's a lot to learn from their exit interview and their story offers a candid view of entrepreneurial efforts that don't work out.

Read more . . .

Zaarly to cease operations Friday 'after 10 years of grinding' as a top KC startup

Leaders at a Prairie Village tech startup announced Monday their decade-long mission to fix a broken piece of the economy would come to a close later this week. Zaarly - an online marketplace to hire accountable home service providers - is expected to cease operations Friday, according to a message from Bo Fishback, co-founder and CEO of Zaarly.

1 comment:

Wall E. Weasel said...

"First off, clowning somebody's bad news is only a practice for trolls and people with low self-esteem. And so, this sad news shouldn't earn a gleeful reaction."

That might very well be true. However, the spam/troll comment at the end of the Startland article had me rolling with laughter anyway. And no, I did not write it:

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