Last weekend around 60 budding entrepreneurs, product managers, marketing people, developers, and designers met in the offices of PayPal in London to build a brand new product from scratch in 48 hours.
Launch48 was an event to both foster and kickstart innovation in entrepreneurs. The first day covered talks about different subjects related to starting a product, being an entrepreneur, and dealing with running — and subsequently also selling — a company.
The speakers included winners of earlier Launch48 events, successful entrepreneurs, VC funding specialists, and legal advisors.
Building in scalability
My job as a representative of the Yahoo! Developer Network was to show how to quickly build a product, rather than only designing and planning it. I was also a technical feasibility mentor during the two days of product building.
My talk revolved around building products quickly by planning them to scale in the future and by piggybacking on existing infrastructure:Read More »from Launch 48: Build and plan, don’t hack