42 min

Jay Severson on how to succeed as a business-minded chess player Building Digital Products

    • Technology

A story of LinkUp’s client, Jay Severson, the co-founder of chess.com, the creator of other brilliant ideas, and his advice to those who are about to start their things



Jay Severson story starts with programming, which he studied both in high school and in college. Then he worked as a software engineer for several years, before his friend from college decided to start chess.com.



Then it all took off: a long journey with its ups and downs, risks and working all nights long. So what the two friends achieved, and which new idea Jay’s working on right now: let him speak for himself.



00:00 Intro

00:32 Meet Jay Severson

03:00 How to build a site with over 60 million users

08:40 Does Jay miss the time he wrote the code?

14:38 Why Jay dropped chess.com

19:28 What people do next after building a million business?

27:53 Single play experience vs party games - and how it affects on app`s profit

34:56 Three main advices for digital entrepreneurs from Jay

41:45 Short questions

42:53 Conclusion



Find Jay's Landover here 👉🏻 https://discord.gg/mv4BHpf 



Also check the article about app monetization strategies - https://bit.ly/3kP7eXY



💻 Read the text version on the blog 

https://linkupst.com/blog/jay-severson-on-how-to-succeed-as-a-business-minded-chess-player/

A story of LinkUp’s client, Jay Severson, the co-founder of chess.com, the creator of other brilliant ideas, and his advice to those who are about to start their things



Jay Severson story starts with programming, which he studied both in high school and in college. Then he worked as a software engineer for several years, before his friend from college decided to start chess.com.



Then it all took off: a long journey with its ups and downs, risks and working all nights long. So what the two friends achieved, and which new idea Jay’s working on right now: let him speak for himself.



00:00 Intro

00:32 Meet Jay Severson

03:00 How to build a site with over 60 million users

08:40 Does Jay miss the time he wrote the code?

14:38 Why Jay dropped chess.com

19:28 What people do next after building a million business?

27:53 Single play experience vs party games - and how it affects on app`s profit

34:56 Three main advices for digital entrepreneurs from Jay

41:45 Short questions

42:53 Conclusion



Find Jay's Landover here 👉🏻 https://discord.gg/mv4BHpf 



Also check the article about app monetization strategies - https://bit.ly/3kP7eXY



💻 Read the text version on the blog 

https://linkupst.com/blog/jay-severson-on-how-to-succeed-as-a-business-minded-chess-player/

42 min

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