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Making Something People Love

General Assembly

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

Making Something People Love

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Making Something People Love // BUSINESS 127, DESIGN 218

Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder, reddit.com

Tuesday, June 21st from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. 

You've made something people want. Great - that's required before graduating to creating something people love. This course will provide guidelines for creating an enthusiastic following, examining the cult-like obsession with brands like Apple, as well as the instructor's own success growing reddit into the largest yet tightest community online, with 20M uniques a month. Ohanian is currently doing the same with hipmunk and breadpig - neither of which are inherently social - so the course will offer lessons for both types of startup.

Alexis Ohanian is the retired co-founder of reddit (acquired by Condé Nast) and presently founder of breadpig, trustee of the Awesome Foundation, angel investor, and a Kiva Fellow.  He is donating his share for the class to the Institute on Higher Awesome Studies.

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902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, 10010

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)


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General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.

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