September was STACKED with great guests, fantastic tech, and of course the best Code Stories. Take a look at the episodes dropped last month.
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Routable – Current Openings — apply.workable.com
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Bonus: Lyric Jain, Logically — codestory.co
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.
Compiler Recast – Should Managers Code? — codestory.co
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.
E16: Veena Somareddy, Neuro Rehab VR — codestory.co
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.
Bonus: Adam Robinson, GetEmails — codestory.co
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.
Bonus: Paraag Sarva, Rhino — codestory.co
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.
E15: Matt Schwartz, Afresh — codestory.co
Matt’s current venture started by researching the food industry, specifically the world of produce. Post this, Matt and his team realized that this part of the food world was ripe for disruption.
Bonus: Cody Candee, Bounce — codestory.co
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.
Bonus: Andrew Childs, Shortcut (Formerly Clubhouse) — codestory.co
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.
E14: Derrick Reimer, SavvyCal — codestory.co
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.
Bonus: Greg Ratner, Troops — codestory.co
After feeling the pain of having to log into a myriad of tools day to day to get their jobs done, Greg and his co-founders decided to build a connected application, to drive revenue communications.
E13: Andrew Butt, Enable — codestory.co
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.
Bonus: Rahul Sidhu, Spidr Tech — codestory.co
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.
Podcasts We Love
The Friendship Onion Kast Media | Dominic Monaghan & Billy Boyd — podcasts.apple.com
Join your favorite Hobbits, friends and co-stars, Billy Boyd and Dom Monaghan as they take a look back at their time on The Lord of the Rings. Featuring interviews with cast and crew, diving deep into life behind the scenes, and answering the many fan questions, The Friendship Onion will peel back t…
Between Two Mics: The Remote Recording Podcast — squadcast.fm
Podcasting is actively being defined & B2M is talking with the people who are defining it. Exploring challenges, opportunities, & new ideas that push the limits of what’s possible in Podcasting.
How I Built This with Guy Raz : NPR — www.npr.org
Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built. Order the How I Built This book at https://www.guyraz.com/