App Store has declared Zoom an App of the Year!

Well, that was bound to happen because Zoom has made lockdown less lonely and
online learning possible.

Alone in April 2020, Zoom has been installed 131 million times globally.


It is hard to believe that Zoom or they called it SaaSbee in 2011 started in a
rundown office in Santa Clara with a broken elevator. .

When @Eric Yuan (founder) first left Cisco Webex (some say Cisco rejected his
idea) along with 40 engineers. He had no money, but an innovative idea to reduce
commute time through revolutionary consumer video technology.

Yuan used to take a ten-hour-long train in his university days to meet his
girlfriend and that’s how he came up with an idea of creating a platform where
one could visit someone minus the travel.

Zoom’s startup journey wasn’t perfect but Yuan made it perfect by doing two
things -

Making Care Their Motto - they have literally painted care slogans on their
office walls

Learning From Their Flaws - early days Yuan personally used to send email to
Zoom subscription cancels

Takeaway - If you have a good startup idea and zeal, you’ll succeed even in the

Have you installed in 2020?

#startup #ericyaun #zoommeeting #appdevelopment #saaswriter #smo #techblogger

Posted by Daman Sandhu on LinkedIn