Gay Facebook, Gay Yelp, Gay Foursquare, Gay Groupon: The Many Phases of Fab.com

The biggest come-from-behind startup story this year has to be Fab, which tried out a bunch of different services focused on the gay market before landing lightning in a bottle with a design focused flash sales site. The company just sent along a hilarious slide presentation summing up their year and revealing some new numbers on their rapid growth.

The way Fab CEO Jason Goldberg sees it, the company began as a sort of “gay Yelp.” When that didn’t work they tried to become a “gay Groupon.” Apparently somewhere along the way they also contemplated “gay Facebook” and “gay Foursquare,” as detailed in this handy chart. Read More

Gay Facebook, Gay Yelp, Gay Foursquare, Gay Groupon: The Many Phases of Fab.com