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2/27/2015 | 5:37:24 PM
Manipulation 101
Pebble's campaign and subsequent funding is a great way to learn how to generate VC.  All you have to do is make big promises and appeal to delusional people with more money than brain matter.
Thomas Claburn
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2/25/2015 | 3:37:35 PM
Re: Proof of early adoption
The fact that the Pebble doesn't depend on a smartphone also helps.
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2/25/2015 | 1:45:59 PM
Proof of early adoption
I'm happy that Pebble was successful with their first go-around of the smartwatch market, and to see slight tweaks such as colour and a microphone will definitely help make them a strong player as more smart watches come out.  I think one of the early strengths is that the app market is strong for Pebble, which makes it a compelling product (and probably explains why they got so much support so quickly for this second round).

Ofcourse, having a low price point helps too when compared to other smartphone manufacturer offerings such as the to-be-released Apple smartwatch.


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