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In 2015, Lyric unfortunately lost his Grandmother, to what he states as health misinformation from forwards. This combined, with the Brexit happenings, the US elections, and general world happenings, he started to see first hand the trend, that behavior was being influenced by online activity.
Have a listen to Episode 1 "Should Managers Code?" from the Compiler podcast. Be sure and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or your favorite podcast catcher. I'll make sure and add a link to the show notes as well.
While she was working on her PhD for medical simulation and training, Veena was contacted by her now co-founder. He let her know that he wanted to add virtual reality to his clinic. She thought wow, this is an amazing opportunity, to make the therapy experience better for patients.
Adam and his brother took anonymous ID verification and ran with it inside of their email marketing tool. After some time, they realized email marketing is a tough space to compete in… so they switched to an area they were intrigued by, and had already built something to work with.
As a renter and landlord, Paraag intimately felt the pains on both sides of the equation, when it comes to security deposits. Rather than people stuffing large amounts of cash into a system that doesn't help either side, he knew there was a better way to help renters... and landlords.
In 2014, Cody was working in San Francisco and planned to have some drinks with his friends. One of them had to go all the way home to drop off some luggage, before heading to happy hour. He took the ideas he wrote down that night, and in 2017, he set out to solve this complex problem… by just getting started.
At a prior startup, the opinionated nature of project tools his team was using started to get in the way of their productivity... not to mention, it was not possible to get a birds eye view of direction, progress, etc. across multiple projects.
After collecting dust in his idea notebook, in the list of markets which he knew well, Derrick decided to venture forward to make a better calendar scheduling work tool... based on his anxiety using this type of product, and his desire to level up the status quo.
In flying school, Andrew met his co-founder growing a distribution company. They discovered a problem first hand, around trading agreements and incentives between companies. So much so, that they found a need in the industry and set off to build a product to solve the problem.
In 2015, within the Techstars program in New York, Rahul and his co-founders were running out of cash, unable to deliver on what they were intending. After some helpful words from a friendly former Chief, he and his team decided to keep it simple, and attempt to help police departments solve the "customer service" problem.
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