January 6th, 2022
🛳 On Deck and v2.1 Update
Happy New Year, y’all! Last month (December) was our second best month ever since launch with 821 MAU. We also surpassed 5k users in late November. Woohoo! 🤘
In the fall, we joined On Deck and it’s been an invaluable experience so far.
Special shoutout to
and all the ODF11 founder friends who have given us product feedback, fundraising tips, and inspired us along the way. Our newest update stemmed from all your suggestions!
Release Build v2.1
- 🔎 New search bar.
- 👋 New onboarding modal.
- 💕 New heart button (experiment).
- 🔊 New volume slider.
- 👩🏻🎨 New favicon.
This month, Sonny is staying at Launch House in LA to focus on taking Karaoke Nite to MLP, Minimum Lovable Product.
Make sure to follow @karaoke_nite on Twitter to see all the product updates! 🏝
September 20th, 2021
🥁 v2 Launch: Face Cams
This is the moment you've been waiting for. Drum roll please...
We are beyond excited to announce that the brand new Karaoke Nite is finally here!
This is a side project that we've been working on nights and weekends for the past few months. Huuuge shoutout to my partners in crime Aaron and Guyen for tackling v2 with me. And Mike, Jay, and Benjamin for all the help in between.
Release Build v2.0
- 📹 Video cams to see your friends' faces.
- 🎵 New songs to choose from.
- 📱 Mobile-friendly home page.
- 🍿 Welcome video for onboarding.
- 🐛 Bug fixes and more.
We got a whole spectrum of big ideas and directions where we want to take Karaoke Nite. Get your friends ready, play around, and let us know what you think!
May 21st, 2021
✌️ v1.3 Update and YC
We just released the most recent build v1.3 which includes a FAQ
page and a massive cleanup of the codebase in preparation of the
In other news, we were rejected from @ycombinator after the interview, but learned so much during this process. Thank you Dalton Caldwell, Aaron Epstein, and Reshma Khilnani for all the wonderful feedback.
Rooting for S21 from the sidelines!
P.S. Here's a little
sneak peek of the next big update.
March 20th, 2021
🚀 Product Hunt and 2,500 Users
March has been an absolutely crazy month for us.
We launched on Product Hunt and ended up being a runner-up for the
Product of the Day!
Shoutout to everyone who voted, shared with friends, and gave us
Because of you, we hit a new milestone! Let's gooo.
- Users: 2,500
- Sessions: 3,800
March 5th, 2021
📝 User Research Wrap-Up
After chatting with 40 users from around the world and testing it
with friends and family over the holidays, we are super excited
about the new direction we are taking with Karaoke Nite.
Special shoutout to the following peeps for the hour-long video
And countless others who gave us ample feedback via Typeform, DM's,
emails over the past few months.
February 28th, 2021
The journey of finding product-market fit isn't easy. Just wanted to
take a moment and give a big thank you to the old v1 team for
getting us here.
And our friend
for all the debugging help! 🔎