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Kara Visits Slide's Max Levchin, Part 3

Here is the third of three interviews with Slide CEO and founder Max Levchin. If you want to read more about why I visited him, see this explanatory post.

In this part, he discusses the IPO market for widgets. Are they Intuit, Adobe or, um, not? Also, what should Yahoo do (as usual)?

If you want to see others, they are here:

Part 1

Part 2


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus