Quibi before Quibi: the inside story of Jeffrey Katzenberg’s first dot-com failure | Curio

Quibi before Quibi: the inside story of Jeffrey Katzenberg’s first dot-com failure

28 mins | Jul 5, 2020

After six months in operation, Quibi has announced it will be shutting down. Was the 'Netflix-rival' Quibi doomed before it even started? The story of its CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg's first internet video venture, Pop.com, reveals how Hollywood has always wanted what the internet has. Fast Company's Nicole Laporte revisits it, observing the fascinating parallels between the two projects and offering great insight into the many potential reasons why the latest project didn't work.

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