Android apps, oftentimes in a matter of minutes.
“There is something disruptive about the process,” he said, adding that Uber is also funded by Benchmark. “It’s where discovery and fulfillment was broke, and they fixed it. I get interested in the culture and development of new ideas.”
Regarding app darling Instagram, Evans says the company’s lightning in a bottle success and 10-figure exit was not just the result of its technology or presence in a frothy sector.
“[Instagram’s success] is not about whether it was HTML5 or native,” he said. “Not every app is worth a billion dollars. They had a deep commitment to user experience with a product that really works well.”