It was the first device to allow for a seamless mobile web experience.
The App Store
On July 10, 2008, the App Store was opened.
It created an ecosystem of applications that allowed for third party companies to connect with users in a new and exciting way.
This is when anything can be accessed through the ease of the Web.
Some of the more recent startups to follow in Uber's footsteps are Instacart, TaskRabbit, and Bloomhunt just to name a few.
Slack is a rare "Unicorn" that is valued at over $1 Billion.
Venture Capitalists have been flooding the market with money in hopes to catch a unicorn startup.
Technology like Beacons and Nest will integrate the next wave of the Web more than ever in our lives.