Vox published a piece yesterday about a time period in our company’s history in which we should have been better, a time in which we did not live up to our values and the expectations of our members. For that I am sorry. Early in our history, we did not yet have the right staff or practices and procedures implemented to provide the safe experience that we are committed to delivering.
In just under two years in operation and 500+ founders later, the Launch House community has proven to be incredibly promising group. Founders have raised from a16z, Sequoia, and YC and have a collective market cap of over $1B.
when we started launch house, no one would have suspected that a trip to tulum with a group of internet friends would turn into much more than a twitter meme but looking back now, it seemed like an inevitability. Elon’s Razor rings true for launch house - a reality show / tiktok house for startup founders is officially taking a giant step towards building a new institution for the new silicon valley.
What was seeded one year ago as a cheeky social media moment and an experimental gathering of entrepreneurs in the jungle, has blossomed into a vibrant community that strives to push the world forward and stand the test of time.