From Devs, to VPs, to Co-Founders: 10Xing a Startup 5,000 Miles Apart
It's the start of Season 2 of Dev Interrupted, and in this special episode LinearB co-founders Dan Lines and Ori Keren join together for a year in review
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We knew we had to kick off the new year with something big - so welcome to Season 2 of Dev Interrupted!
This episode probes the murky depths of a time before the pandemic by exploring the story of LinearB's founding in 2018, how co-founders Dan Lines and Ori Keren met at Cloudlock in 2012 - and how they decided to co-found a company while 5,000 miles apart.
Listen as Dev Interrupted host and all-around renaissance man, Dan Lines, steps behind the mic to be interviewed not as host of the podcast, but as COO and co-founder of LinearB. Joining Dan is his good friend and fellow co-founder, Ori Keren, LinearB’s CEO.
With Producer Conor Bronsdon stepping in to guest host, Dan and Ori detail their transition from developers and VPs at Cloudlock, to deciding to found a company while on separate continents.
Episode Highlights Include:
- LinearB’s founding story
- Managing hypergrowth 5,000 miles apart
- The importance of choosing the right investors: alignment > money
- Designing a product with the goal of a million end users
- How to 10x your startup
- Dan’s favorite guest from season 1 of the Dev Interrupted Podcast
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