Doing it Right with Adda Birnir
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In S2E3, we fall hard for Adda Birnir, founder and CEO of Skillcrush—the online coding school with a heart. While coding bootcamp programs tend to talk about turning students into rockstar programmer gods, Skillcrush focuses on using tech to build a fulfilling, creative, and sustainable career. And the message is working: after some early ups and downs back in 2012, Adda has taken the business from a fledging idea to a stable, profitable, and growing company of 35 employees. And she’s here to tell us all about it. At some point I decided that I wanted the business to survive and I was going to figure out what it would take for it to survive and do that. And that really meant sort of letting go of kind of any idea I had about what the business was going to be. —Adda Birnir, founder and CEO, Skillcrush Listen in for a super-real convo about: Bootstrapping a business instead of raising venture capital How to bounce back when the bank account runs dry Why women are flocking to Skillcrush to learn technical…