The $400k Tweet: Interview with Founders Justin and Jordan
Justin Mitchell and Jordan Walker have been partners in some exciting tech-based endeavors such as their app development company, SoFriendly, and their latest project, YAC. Justin and Jordan share their experiences developing YAC such as receiving an investment offer of $400,000 through Twitter and gaining investors without yet having a pitch deck ready to show. YAC, short for the common phrase “Yelling Across Cubicles”, is an application which makes it far more efficient for remote teams to communicate.
Justin Mitchell’s bio:
Having started working in startups at only 16, I now have extensive experience in the entire product development lifecycle. At 19 I co-founded and launched my first startup and 2 years later helped it IPO on the NASDAQ. 27 patents, an acquisition and multiple funded projects later, I bounce between design, engineering and even marketing for clients such as Margaritaville, Marriott, Hilton, and Google, through my design agency, SoFriendly. I’m now working on a new startup focused on asynchronous voice communication, called YAC and recently closed a pre-seed round there.
Jordan Walker’s bio:
Over the course of my career, I’ve worked with exciting new, startups all the way up to giants such as Hilton, Margaritaville, and Marriott. While doing so, I’ve built teams from the ground up and managed 250+ person teams while keeping efficiency at the top of the priority list. My experience in product design and running businesses has not only helped other startups but has helped me scale and raise for my own startup, YAC, as well. Majority of my work can be found at sofriendly.com. My latest startup, YAC, is a venture-backed asynchronous voice communication platform. We can be found at www.yac.chat and would love to hear what you think!
YAC website: https://www.yac.chat
YAC Twitter: https://twitter.com/yacchat
Justin Mitchell LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/itsthisjustin/
Jordan Walker LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordanlwalkerrr/
SoFriendly website: https://www.sofriendly.com
SoFriendly Twitter: https://twitter.com/sofriendly