I really had a great time at ATDC's Fintech Hackathon last week. The energy was amazing and it didn't hurt to come back with a share of the prize money as part of the PupWalkr team - wnners of the $5,000 Worldpay prize.
It was the fall of 2014 and we were finally ready. Nearly 10 years after getting my MBA in Entrepreneurship from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, we had finally built up enough savings and it was time to leave the corporate world to embark on the new, uncertain path to building a new company.
While Amazon, Facebook, Google and other “digital native” companies rapidly launch new products and services with a modular, automated, standardized approach (Devops/Agile), traditional companies increasingly struggle to compete because they can’t take advantage of actionable data being held hostage by traditional and SaaS software vendors, legacy systems, and business silos.
Great news to share! We’ve been selected as one of the 22 startups in the BridgeCommunity’s 2017 program cohort.
Many are the challenges of being heard in an increasingly noisy, Internet driven marketplace of ideas.