Josh Williams is a designer and the co-creator of Gowalla, a new social game arriving in 2021. In 2009 he helped launch its predecessor, one of the very first location-based social apps, introducing millions of people to the idea of ”checking in.”
Josh Williams has hosted five Episodes.
Episode 5: Scratching the Itch
September 20th, 2021 | Season 1 | 56 mins 4 secs
What happens after your startup is acquired?
Episode 4: It Was Magic
September 17th, 2021 | Season 1 | 54 mins 24 secs
How formidable products are made.
Episode 3: The Eternal Optimist
August 25th, 2021 | Season 1 | 1 hr 35 secs
Josh and Dan talk about the tumultuous last days of the first Gowalla.
Episode 2: Mistakes Were Made
August 5th, 2021 | Season 1 | 1 hr 17 mins
Josh and Dan talk about the challenges of raising money in a competitive space.
Episode 1: An Unknown Commodity
July 19th, 2021 | Season 1 | 1 hr 13 mins
development, gowalla, ios, vc
In our inaugural episode, Josh and Dan explore the origins of Gowalla, the once-popular location-based social network, soon to be reimagined as an immersive augmented reality game for a new era.