Yesterday, I had the fun and great pleasure to interview Bruce Livingstone, founder and CEO of micro stock photos iStockphoto.com, to write a business case study for Startup Review. (Note: iStockphoto’s stock photos cost from $1, $3, $5, to $40 depending on sizes.)
The interview took me 15 hours or so to prepare for the background materials and questions. Bruce and I spoke for 1.5 hours and I had 25 pages of notes. OK, I write really big. And I now will working on a list of followup questions to get some facts and dates. And I am going to try to do another interview with an early employee of iStockphoto.com. I hope I can craft a reasonably well-written business case study out of these great materials but nothing is guaranteed. Will see. So please stay tune.
P.S. By the way, Bruce is such a personable and insightful man that I can’t wait to tell you about him. His “office” is just another desk with the other employees. How cool is that! And did I say Bruce has a bilingual dog name Curly (named after Curly in Three Stooges)!
P.P.P.S. OK, if you have to know — Curly is bilingual in Spanish and English. Curly is a Mexican stray dog that Bruce rescued, thus Curly understands only Spanish commands in the beginning.