Charged

Weekday technology briefing and community

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I built this because I was tired of clickbait journalism, sensationalist hype for the industry and endless rumors. I always wanted a way to get a quick TL;DR or what mattered, without a bias toward a particular news org.

Reached $2K MRR

One step after another, we reached $2K MRR. I can't believe it either, but so far we've grown through word of mouth, and a great community that's been supportive of a whole new model.

Launched to the public

I launched to the public, with the MVP version, in November with a Product Hunt post, and formal launch of the community and regular briefings.

Reached $1K MRR

While in private beta, users could invite others with a specific coupon code. With this model, we reached $1K in MRR!

Launched private beta

Built a MVP platform and launched a preview product for Charged. Sent out an email newsletter to my free subscribers offering a limited-time pricing offer of $5/month that wouldn't ever come back, and waited...

I built this because I was tired of clickbait journalism, sensationalist hype for the industry and endless rumors. I always wanted a way to get a quick TL;DR or what mattered, without a bias toward a particular news org.