I've actually been using dropsend for most of a year not knowing they were just a tiny web app out of a basement. It'll be interesting to see who might buy them.
Dropsend is one of the apps that allow you to send huge (up to 1 gig) files through your email. It's worked for me.
Barenaked App is the online diary of the building of our second web app, Amigo.
Well, we’re not Porsche, or Microsoft but we figured that size shouldn’t matter when it comes to letting everyone in on the hows and whys of product creation. And so Barenaked App was born - a place to document the planning, design, coding and marketing of our second web app.
So how bare will we get? The answer is, down to the pants (or underpants if you’re not English). We will be revealing all of our costings, the reasons behind our decisions, why we chose to work with the people we did and of course the embarrassing mistakes we made along the way.
Here's a shot of their growing income:
The discussion in the comments is particularly interesting. If anyone needs a new company you'd better jump on the train.