2000 was the year of the dotcom collapse, resulting in huge losses for legions of investors.
Chris started Wildbit as a web design shop serving clients mostly in Philadelphia.
After putting word out on a newsgroup (remember those?) Chris partnered with a developer in Romania, starting our foray into remote teams.
Facebook launched in 2004, though at the time it was only open to college students and was called “The Facebook”.
Launch of first product Newsberry — an email marketing service.
YouTube is founded and comes online February 15, 2005.
Apple introduces the iPhone to the public at the January 9, 2007 Macworld Conference & Expo.
The first phone with Google Android 1.0 was released on September 23, 2008.
Client launch of MeetPips, a Forex trading community site.
Apple introduces the iPad on January 27, 2010.
The first Chromebooks with Chrome OS begin shipping on June 15, 2011.
First official office in Philadelphia as well as first employee under the same roof.
Google announces Google Glass on April 5, 2012.
Elon Musk announces “hyperloop” — a giant, pneumatic tube transport system.
Coolest Cooler starts Kickstarter campaign, making it the most funded project ever.
Added the most new team members in a single year (6!).
Microsoft launches Windows 10 in July.
Company retreat in sunny Florida and Disney World.
Company retreat in Florida and Universal Orlando.
Company retreat in Texas.
Philadelphia Business Journal: Best Places to Work.
Wildbit’s 14th retreat in Stowe, Vermont.
The first year of COVID-19.
Wildbit turns 20 🎉
To be continued…