I think the opportunities for smaller bot makers that address niche needs is actually huge, and the chance to find success seems greater than you might be able to achieve in the App Store model… certainly at a lower initial cost. I don’t think that only the incumbents will benefit from this shift; I think there are many smaller indie makers that will find significant ways to get ahead here, especially if they start now.

Inventor of the hashtag. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Previously: Google, Uber, Molly (YC W18).

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