PlanGrid's Digital Platform Revolutionizes Construction Industry - Female Founders Conference 2015
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Tracy Young Speaks at Female Founders Conference 2015" by Y Combinator
TLDR PlanGrid revolutionized the construction industry with its digital platform and the co-founders persevered through challenges to pursue their startup dream.
PlanGrid revolutionizes the construction industry with its digital platform for managing projects and collaborating with teams.
Two non-technical founders built a device to expand iPad storage after receiving an "out of memory" message, and recruited a full-stack engineer to join their startup.
A team of co-founders formed, including a top engineer recruited by Antoine, who is no longer with them, to pursue their startup dream despite life's challenges.
Make time for loved ones and embrace new experiences for a fulfilling life.
Passion for your work is crucial, be a beaver and build your own dam to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Building user-friendly software takes time and effort, so work hard and avoid complaining.
PlanGrid obsesses over their product and customer support, constantly improving their core software for construction clients and implementing a flat management structure before transitioning to a structured system.
🍴 A company can survive tough times by persevering, just like a honey badger can survive being bitten by a poisonous snake and wake up to eat it.