September 24, 2016. Evan Speigel calls his company's video-sharing sunglasses "a toy". Almost 2 months later, the $130 sunglasses make consumers insane enough to buy second hand pairs for as much as $4500 on eBay. Everything in between is a carefully crafted bizarre yet delightful product strategy that appealed consumers like never before.
(Contains major Silicon Valley Season 3 spoilers. Read at your own risk.) Silicon valley, one of the most talked about and discussed shows in the tech industry recently wrapped up its third season and left us all speculating about the future of Pied Piper.