SubscribeArrow

Good Thursday morning. It's Pearl Harbor Day — 76 years since Japan's surprise attack on Hawaii, killing 2,403 soldiers, sailors and civilians, and propelling the U.S. into World War II.

Axios cracked the "Recode 100" list of tech and business innovators, which calls our 11-month-old company "an overnight media success story."

Great business/life lesson: The smartest thing we did was hire an executive team capable of running a company twice our size. We did this to allow fast growth. Turns out, the team steered an unformed idea into something much bigger and more consequential.

See the full list, "The Recode 100: The people in tech, business and media who mattered in 2017." (Jeff Bezos is #1.)