So you have a solid MVP. Your customers are thrilled, and you're ready to move to the next level. Now what? While everyone talks about the importance of an MVP, there's not a lot of talk about preparing for the next step. Does your product need a redesign to support more users? What might VCs be looking for beyond your MVP? This talk will help you identify potential bottlenecks from a technical standpoint in preparing to scale your MVP.
Scaling Your MVP: What should your tech look like?
Tim Bornholdt is a co-founder of The Jed Mahonis Group, where he helps businesses strategize, design, develop, and deploy native iOS and Android mobile applications. His firm has partnered with many startups and large brands over the years to deliver software that is used by millions of people around the world, including companies like Great Clips, Green Mill, Profile by Sanford Health, and the National Sports Center.
Tim got his start in web development in the first grade and has continued to build websites and apps for more than 20 years. In addition to being an accomplished software developer, Tim is also an award-winning videographer and podcaster. He currently edits the C Tolle Run podcast hosted by Olympian Carrie Tollefson, and he hosts the Constant Variables podcast where he breaks down complex mobile app development topics for entrepreneurs and product managers.
Minneapolis-based private equity investor focused on early-stage growth-oriented technology companies.
Eric is the co-founder of Pear Commerce, a seed stage company based in Minneapolis. Prior to Pear Commerce, Eric helped open the Minnesota office, and was Managing Director of gener8tor, a startup accelerator. Prior to that, Eric was founding COO at EatStreet, a venture backed startup where he worked for 8 years. EatStreet has grown to employ thousands of delivery drivers, hundreds of headquarters employees, and has sold over a billion dollars worth of food on behalf of 15,000 restaurants nationwide.