Shaan VP
The Story Behind Blab
Shaan Puri, Co-founder

What inspired Blab?

We kicked out half the team from the office, and told them to come back in 2 weeks with a demo of a product they believe in. They came back with Blab, which is a way for anyone to host their own talk show – and we ran with it.

How did you get started?

We decided to focus on the startup industry because we have a personal network there. So naturally, we thought ‘where do they hangout now?’ and the answer was Slack. So the first MVP was built on top of Slack, using Slack login & Slack notifications – exclusive to the startup world. We signed up over 1,000 different startups in the first week.

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Founders: Shaan Puri, Furqan Rydhan

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