Michael Pryor is CEO of Trello, the tool that helps entrepreneurs organise their businesses and lives. He’s also the co-founder and President of Fog Creek Software, sits on the board of Stack Exchange.
In this interview, with Paul Kenny, Michael talks about some of the things he got wrong building Trello and discusses the reasons things went wrong as well as what was done to get it right.
The best Lightning Talk never to grace the BoS stage…
As Co-founder of Hassle.com, Alex Depledge outlined Hassle.com’s focus on building a people oriented startup company. Alex talks about her journey as founder of Hassle, an online cleaning service and a pioneer in the on-demand economy.
Bridget’s, YouCanBook.me has grown since 2011 from tens of customers, to now booking in over 750,000 appointments monthly. Watch Bridget speak at this year’s Business of Software Europe on investors, remote working, inclusivity, hiring and more here with notes and transcript.
Peldi runs Balsamiq, home of easy mockups, with a team of great people spread around the globe. Here he is talking about growing up, reluctantly, at last year’s BoS USA. Both Bridget and Peldi are longtime friends of BoS and both have a passion for building businesses that dare to be different.
I feel compelled to share four simple things startups can do to get more paying customers based on our search for a new web casting solution. They are really easy to solve. No engineering or product development required.
Bridget is the co-founder and CEO of YouCanBook.me, a SaaS tool which allows your customers to easily book your time, fuss free. At BoS Conference Europe 2016, she discussed the growth of the company, and likened her busking background to that of her experience of growing a company. She touched on many of her experiences in growing YouCanBook.me, from dealing to VC’s, to remote working, to the hiring process and their policy of ‘blind hiring’ to ensure the best people get the job based on merit alone, and shared actionable tips on each of these.
One App to rule them all
During our breakout session on Monday 12th September, we asked participants,
“Wireframe an App that would make your life better.”
You can find some of the designs here.
Add a comment below and let us know what you think.