Have you heard of Product Hunt effect? It’s the unofficial term used among the entrepreneurs who previously got featured on Product Hunt and accordingly attracted a lot of users and even investment. To give an example of Fittr app, featured on ProductHunt soon make it into the top 5, and they received 13 downloads a second.

Founded by Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt is a web and app based platform that rank new products on a daily basis. Currently ProductHunt e-mails that list top 10 new products are sent to 100,000’s of people, including press and investors which  brings traction for the startup. Product Hunt received US$6.1 million investment led by Andreessen Horowitz

“There hasn’t been a platform for products in the technology space. You see good conversations about products on Hacker news, forum and Twitter, but there was no destination for product enthusiasts.” Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover said in an exclusive interview with TechNode.

Start your free trial now.

Get instant access to all our premium content, archives, newsletters, and online community.

Monthly Membership

Yearly Membership

What you get

Full access to all premium content and our full archives

Members'-only newsletters

Preferential access and discounts to all TechNode events

Direct access to the TechNode newsroom

Start your free trial now.

Get instant access to all our premium content, archives, newsletters, and online community.

Monthly Membership

Yearly Membership

Eva Yoo

Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com