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New Money

October 13, 2017

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Show Notes

The Story Kik, a chat app popular with teenagers, launched in 2010. Users flocked to it, and within a few years it was valued at a billion dollars. Then a new competitor came on the chat scene: Facebook. When Kik started struggling to grow their revenue and find new investors, they landed on a wild new idea. Now they’re betting their company’s future on creating their own cryptocurrency. 

The Facts Mark Phillips wrote and performed our theme song. Build Buildings wrote and performed our special ad music. Additional music by Golden Gram, Dream Junkies, Bobby Lord, Polyrhythmics, and Takstar. David Herman and Ian Scott mixed this episode.