We all know the advantages: Everyone owns one. We all know how to use them. Women love them and they fit nicely into a pocket. Did I mention they do wireless?
Cell phones seem like the obvious platform for the next generation of billion-dollar startups. But they’re not.
Hundreds of web entrepreneurs have gone into mobile. How many successes can you name?
That’s what I thought.
What follows is an explanation of why creating a successful mobile-wireless software startup is not just improbable, but impossible.
Interesting perspective on the mobile phone application market [via Gernot]