14: From Idea To Company With Maci Peterson and Alicia Drucker
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From Idea To Company With Maci Peterson and Alicia Drucker Follow us on Twitter! @tech_done_right, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, and please sign up for our newsletter! Guests Maci Peterson: Co-founder and CEO of On Second Thought. Alicia Drucker: Director of Software Delivery at Table XI Summary How does an idea become a pitch become a company? Join Maci Peterson, founder of the startup On Second Thought, and Alicia Drucker, from Table XI, to discuss how a bad text can lead to a good pitch and then a funded startup. How hard is it to break into Silicon Valley if you don't match the expected image of an entrepreneur? Maci discusses how diversity and inclusivity improved her startup business. Notes We had an unusually high number of audio quality issues this time around, we're sorry. 01:39 - Starting On Second Thought 03:26 - Pitch Competitions 04:53 - From Idea To Company 07:04 - Sending a Bad Text To Getting To SXSW 09:05 - Taking a Leap of Faith and Starting a Tech Company 10:46 - Funding the Company…