Products with Ryan Hoover

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Products are an art form.

As with any art, the world of products includes creators, patrons, fans, business people, and investors. Product Hunt is a place where those different people connect to build and discuss products.

Products are different from other art forms in that they are measured not only through the lens of design and beauty–but also through utility. From software to books to couches to toiletry–we all have products that have improved our lives so much that we feel a deep sense of connection and hope for that product and the people behind it.

Ryan Hoover is the founder of Product Hunt, a product I have found tremendous value and satisfaction from over the years. He is also a host of Product Hunt Radio, a weekly podcast with the people creating and exploring the future.

Ryan joins the show to discuss products, the process of creating something useful, and his investing strategy. Ryan runs the Weekend Fund, an early stage investment fund.

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