Congrats @equartey and @paystack team!

Big win for #roamcult in West Africa.

Brilliant move from @patrickc @collision and @stripe
3am call with @equartey many months back remains easily one of my favorite user calls of all time.

The guy is a genius, level of integrity and compassion and work ethic was just radiating off him.

So great to hear that @Paystack had a huge payday. So well deserved.
Also, never heard someone speak so highly of @fortelabs #BASB course.

Tiago if you can, try to get a testimonial from @equartey

Might be one of your biggest success stories of all time.

Definitely changed my understanding of how impactful your work can be.
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7 Oct
Wait... WTF?! @garyvee follows me now?!

"Jab Jab Hook" is probably the single most important marketing concept I ever learned.

Mental model that got me writing threads on here long before we had a product ready for launch.

How we got our 1st 100 users

Thanks for follow @garyvee, and for the idea.

Even before I got on Twitter, probably was reason our company didn't die.

When @RoamResearch was 👶 I would teach researchers a pen and paper based productivity system for free.

It helped them, and got us the funding to stay afloat
Related: some jabs become hooks

in last year... many interviews with users with story like this

Google "Zettelkasten" -> land on the article that researcher wrote -> try it -> #RoamCult

Even though he prefers the analog index card system I taught him!…
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27 Sep
Wherein @mhuebert lays out the case for @RoamResearch and major parts of the next 6 month's roadmap.
To be clear, I've never met Matt.

Have heard about him and his work from two sources in past 6 weeks.

This is just what it looks like when you're looking at the [[Adjacent Possible]] -- different minds coming to same conclusion.
11 months before we incorporated.
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27 Sep
So @halsey and @machinegunkelly made an EMO SONG together and it is without a doubt the best thing to happen to my ears this week.

Classic, time tested song structure - surprising curveball for the audience, done so well it makes them rethink what they like.

Absolute Genius.
An emo song and the people who made it = what really makes America great.

Best thing about @machinegunkelly bringing early 2000s Emo back...

I didn't have the stones to admit to myself that I liked the genre the first time round.

That double bass drum though, absolute 🔥
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20 Sep
Design at @RoamResearch

You can view an N dimensional shape in an N-1 space if you view it one step at a time.

This is why the sidebar matters.

Its why zooming in and out matters

Its why filters and opening and closing bullets matters

We could do so much more.
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19 Sep
Announcement 1: after months and months of hard work from @hashbrown490 and our eng team, we've built the new back end that allows for API and Multiplayer.

Next week 20-30 users who have plans to build off API, or have multiplayer experiments they want to run will get 1st access
Announcement 2: We're starting a fellowship program where we are giving grants to researchers to explore the space of [[Tools for Thought]], [[Collective Intelligence]], [[Augmenting The Human Intellect]].

@dhrumilwbc is our first "Roam Fellow", more to come on that front later.
Announcement 3: We've committed 1M from our balance sheet, and 1M from our option pool to a [[Roam Fund]].

For makers building Tools for Thought generally...

And founders building new products/experiences via our API, or content businesses off Roam multiplayer specifically.
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18 Sep
3 big announcements today.
6pm PST. I think
Yeah, maybe should wait till Monday right?

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