Episode 11: The challenges of building out a product at seed stage, and what to focus on w/ Co Founder & CTO of Buildout, Jason Tillery

In this episode,

Jason talks about being a CTO at a rapidly growing seed company. Although, this is an exciting phase to roll your product out, there are many challenges any product person will face.

Jason goes over several points:

  • Relying only on existing customer feedback, but having a hard time getting external feedback to build a better product.
  • Lack of good developers, as a founder and CTO, your job turns into recruiting for a good amount of time.
  • Learning a completely new market, and building a product around an area you are not familiar with.

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A huge thanks to Go Moment, Quake VC, Strtupboost for helping me put this together: For founders who have a seed stage company, looking for funding, please apply to the Quake Accelerator (link below).

www.quakecapital.com/

www.gomoment.com/

www.strtupboost.com

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