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Bird Scooters In Greater Boston Are Testing A Tech Business Mantra: Just Do It

Bird Scooters In Greater Boston Are Testing A Tech Business Mantra: Just Do It

“It’s very deliberate, and it’s probably smart,” said Danny Hong, a partner with Bain & Company. The tech sector is one of Hong’s specialties, and he said Bird — with its app-based booking system — is following a familiar playbook.

  • August 03, 2018
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WBUR

Bird Scooters In Greater Boston Are Testing A Tech Business Mantra: Just Do It

Flouting regulators can be risky, but it is a business strategy that has worked for other startups.

“It’s very deliberate, and it’s probably smart,” said Danny Hong, a partner with Bain & Company. The tech sector is one of Hong’s specialties, and he said Bird — with its app-based booking system — is following a familiar playbook.

“Just take the Uber model: Once people have it, people enjoy it, it’s very hard to then pull it back,” he said.

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