Wordle, Passion Projects and One Person Companies
The 5 Million Dollar Acquisition by NYT
If you haven’t played Worlde yet, you should. The concept is simple - once a day players get six chances to guess a five-letter word. The viral game was created by Josh Wardle who graduated from university in London in 2006 and moved to the US for a masters degree in 2008, and then worked as a software engineer at Reddit.
Wardle had come up with a prot…