“Most solutions in the education space require a lot of teacher input to manage it . . . Boost was inadvertently solving this problem: it was focused directly on the student using existing data.”
PRofiles: Mill Members
“If it can’t be accessed by somebody who is using a screen reader or who uses a keyboard to navigate everything, then it’s not a really cool widget.”
“What I want to see is whether something that I spent 11 years building is going to benefit people in the long run. That’s something that motivates me every single day.”
You have to continue to engage with those customers and your trusted partners to iterate your product, even when you’re in the market. Because just because you found a fit today, it doesn’t mean tomorrow some kid in Palo Alto hasn’t come up with something that’s even better than what you’ve got, and he’s already knocking on the door of your customers.
Imagine if you had to go out and find a new job every few months and advertise to potential employers that you were getting employed so that they would employ you—and you had to do it by creating your own website.
This blog series - “Entrepreneurs & Innovators of The Mill” - profiles local entrepreneurs and innovators, who leverage The Mill as a launchpad for their ideas. Exciting stories are appearing at every turn, and you can feel a strong, motivated undercurrent. Every...