Devs to Founders
The Founder Issue
For the Oct/Nov issue of BuildBetter Magazine, we conducted 13 interviews with founders and co-founders who began their careers as developers and made the leap to start their own companies. From my vantage point (i.e. the best seat in the house), the stories we heard across the complete developer to founder cycle and all its stages were amazing. We spoke with a few developers just starting their entrepreneurship journey, a few in growth mode, several leading the organizations they’d always dreamed about, and one who left to start it all again.
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a1 /Find Bugs Before They Get Hairy
by Matt Watson / Founder & CEO / Stackify
a2 /Fulfilling a Need, Founding a Company
by Robert Collazo/ Co-founder & CTO / HelpSocial
a3 / White Noise & Coding for Success
by Todd Moore / Developer of White Noise & Founder of TMSOFT / TMSOFT
a4 / The Code that Rocks the Cradle
by Kerri Couillard / Founder / Babierge
a5 / The Twist at the Crossroads
by Alexis Pratsides/ Founder / MintTwist
a6 / When Your Backup Plan Becomes Your Biggest Success
by Steve McConnell / Founder / Construx Software
a7 / Repeating the Successes of the Past in a New Mission
by Jeff Atwood / Founder of Stack Overflow & Discourse.org/ Co-Founder of Stack Exchange
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