Tumblr started just over 4 and half years ago and is only just recently starting to rock but man is it rocking, this week it secured $85 in a new round of funding. Four and a half years for a tech startup doesn’t make it old but it’s definitely not young and most companies that don’t get traction in the first couple of years are usually in danger of never getting it at all. However, Tumblr got the traction late but boy did it get it, but why?
Technology by itself is never successful, it always requires a convergence with other factors and these can be quite simple or a downright complex mix match of factors and Tumblr is no exception, it needed a convergence to take place and that is why it has taken so long to take off. Read more….