Final Niantic EC-1 lessons, F8 call, Slack, WeWork and TED

Live Conference Call: Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois talk all things F8 in just a bit

Facebook’s annual F8 conference is in full swing, with major redesigns of the company’s apps and all sorts of news trickling out of San Jose. We have Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois on the ground talking to everyone, and now we invite all EC members to join us for a live conference call today at 5pm EST / 2pm PST (i.e. about an hour or so from now).

Dial-in information will be sent to all Extra Crunch members an hour before the call.

Niantic EC-1, Part 4: Nine lessons on growth

Greg Kumparak wraps up his massive dive into the (virtual) world of Niantic, the producer behind Pokémon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. In this, the conclusion, he takes stock of all the lessons learned from the company and how Niantic’s methods turned it into a $4 billion AR behemoth: