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Squarespace and the love of optimizing constraints --- lctr.me – Discover most valuable lectures, talks, interviews and more.

Squarespace and the love of optimizing constraints --- lctr.me – Discover most valuable lectures, talks, interviews and more. | Startups | Scoop.it

Making a website is hard. Making one that supports a business is even harder. When Anthony Casalena started Squarespace in early 2004, these were some of the problems he endeavored to solve. After 10 years of development, Casalena and the Squarespace team have perfected the art of designing within constraints, and they’ve fostered a growing enterprise by applying that principle to the businesses and passion projects of their customers. In this episode of Small Empires, see how Squarespace made the jump from solo founder to startup success and how the company continues to push the boundaries of online entrepreneurship both for itself and its customers.

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Kevin Systrom: From Stanford to Startup | lctr.me – Discover most valuable lectures, talks, interviews and more.

Kevin Systrom: From Stanford to Startup | lctr.me – Discover most valuable lectures, talks, interviews and more. | Startups | Scoop.it

Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger challenge many of the myths surrounding startups and the lives of entrepreneurs. Both former Mayfield Fellows with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Systrom and Krieger share their first-hand experiences of the entrepreneurial process, including identifying good problems to solve and the value in building simple solutions and minimum viable products. Systrom and Krieger also discuss aspects of their co-founder working relationship and their efforts to maintain a balance between work and life.

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