Discord and the only successful US consumer…

I recently came across this very interesting Twitter thread which claims that: There were no new startups which originated in the last five years in the US whose product got > 1 million monthly active users. While I don’t know if it’s actually true or not, but this got me thinking about the successful apps in the last 5 years. Only 3 major names come to mind: Tiktok (started in China), Fortnite (by Epic Games, started in 1991) and Discord (product launched in 2015 but the company was founded in 2014). Let’s dissect one of these three products today.

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