Also Read: Meet the IIT-IIM Graduate who runs the Largest Free Residential School in East India The idea of Thrillist came to Ben Lerer and Adam Rich while they were having beer on their roof in New York.Unhappy with the city guides that they used to refer and willing to try something out of the box, the idea of the Thrillist travel, food and fashion blog series came to them while they were relaxing and having beer in 2004.Co-founder of Tripoto, Anirudh Gupta got his first investor over a beer session.
Having heard the plan, Nikunj was interested in investing, giving rise to Tripoto.
Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman, Founders of Reddit raised find for their venture by offering to buy beer for their capitalist, Paul Graham.
Both of them set out to develop a food-ordering app but during the beer session Graham advised them to develop "the front page of the Internet".
The idea of Uber evolved over a couple of drinks while Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp were jamming on ideas in Paris.
Talking about the problem in San Francisco, the latter hoped to solve the problem and hence came up the idea of a ‘limo timeshare service’.
In 1966, Rollin King and Herb Kelleher, the founders of Southwest Airlines, portrayed the fabulous triangular flight route between San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston on a cocktail napkin in a bar while having drinks.
Pop Sugar is another idea that was born over a few glasses of wine.
On sharing celebrity gossip, Lisa was suggested by Om Malik, founder of Giga Om, to start a blog with Brian Sugar.
Dorothy Parker had said, “Creativity is a wild mind and disciplined mind.” A brainstorming session in the office meeting room, your study or your cubicle is not the only place where ideas can sprout in your head.
Creativity is not bound to your surroundings or state of mind.
Before the inception of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg became popular when he came up with Facemash with his Harvard roommates.