A Startup Weekend Journey to Textocracy with Founder Elizabeth Shassere

Elizabeth Shassere at Lean Startup Yorkshire

Founders come in all shapes and sizes and from all kinds of backgrounds, plus every startup company has followed a different path from inception to eventual success or otherwise. Listening to these back stories can be a great source of ideas and inspiration and here Elizabeth Shassere gives her account of early entrepreneurship, startup weekends, winning prizes and the gestation of Textocracy her democratic social feedback platform.

Author: Royd Brayshay

I work with software development teams needing greater business effectiveness. I give lean and agile leadership advice plus coaching and training in Scrum, Kanban and XP practices. Dramatic improvements in productivity and predictability can be found in most teams. I also write code, design products and perform technical leadership.