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FS 008: IMDB: Movie watching hobby business Sold to Amazon for multiple millions

Can a movie watching hobby be turned into a serious business that too a multimillion dollar business.

Col Needham did this with one of the world’s top entertainment website IMDB.com and sold to Amazon.

Let us check out how he did it.

 

What you will learn from this episode:

  • How he had a solution for his own problem and how others found it and liked it and spread it.
  • How he got free hosting, when he had no money.
  • What made him to continue, when he came close to shutting it down.
  • Did he quit his job or did he do this part-time
  • When he did not have money to hire, how he got others to help him for free.

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