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38 Everyday Things That Didn’t Exist a Decade Ago

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Think about your job, your leisure activities, your commute, your workouts, your dating life, and your home. What brands, products, tech innovations etc. are a part of your usual routines? Now consider how many of these didn’t exist a decade ago.

 

To most, this list is entertaining.

To entrepreneurs, this list is inspiring.

 

It puts into perspective how much our world can change in a decade. It shows how a new way of thinking can disrupt even the most impenetrable industries. It’s proof that consumer preferences can transform right before our eyes. Venture Atlanta brings together innovative minds from all over the southeast and gives them a chance to turn their ideas into revolutionary businesses.

 

To Venture Atlanta, this list is why we do what we do.

 

  1. 4G – 2009
  2. Airbnb – 2008
  3. Amazon Alexa – 2014
  4. Android – 2008
  5. Apple App Store – 2008
  6. Apple Watch – 2015
  7. Beats – 2008
  8. Birchbox – 2010
  9. Blue Apron – 2012
  10. Cryptocurrency – 2009
  11. Data Science – 2008
  12. FanDuel – 2009
  13. Github – 2008
  14. Google Chrome – 2008
  15. Google Drive – 2012
  16. Google Hangouts – 2013
  17. Groupon – 2008
  18. Hootsuite – 2008
  19. Instagram – 2010
  20. iPad – 2010
  21. Kickstarter – 2009
  22. Medium – 2012
  23. Oculus – 2012
  24. Pinterest – 2010
  25. Postmates – 2011
  26. Siri – 2011
  27. Slack – 2009
  28. Smart TVs – 2008
  29. Snapchat – 2011
  30. Soylent – 2013
  31. Spotify – 2008
  32. Square – 2009
  33. Tinder – 2012
  34. Uber – 2009
  35. Venmo – 2009
  36. Waze – 2008
  37. WeWork – 2010
  38. WhatsApp – 2009

What others would you add to this list? Comment below, or tweet us at @VentureAtlanta with more ideas!

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