This month we're speaking with Paul Ford: an insurtech expert who has several startups under his belt.
We'll discuss exposure to entrepreneurs, corporate burnout, learning and working for who you are, finding direction vs having a plan, Louisville's authenticity, relinquishing control, life's escalator, keeping your clarity, and writing your own story.
This Pride Month, we’d like to discuss how gender identity impacts data collection (specifically in our Research phase) and the best practices on how to be mindful of the queer community during interviews.
As the weather heats up in Louisville, we decided to bring more friends to the Slingshot party. Our newest big kids and daredevils are smart, talented, and pretty cool. We can’t wait for you to meet them.
In January, we officially launched The Slingshot Ventures podcast titled The Founders’ Fable. We’ve been blown away by the response! We’re so glad you like listening to a hawk, a platypus, and a stingray talk with entrepreneurs about their journey.
Since March 16th, 2020, Slingshot has been operating almost 100% remote (Well, we do have one of our 3 Chris's still holding down the fort. How’s the office, Chris?).
At that time, there was a lot of uncertainty about the future: how long would we be remote? When would things go back to ‘normal’?
Over a year later, we’ve asked our team their thoughts on work before the pandemic, what challenges they faced in the early days, and what their thoughts are for the future. Strap in: there’s graphs ahead!
Grab your fascinators and your mint sprigs, because Derby is tomorrow! We can’t wait to see the 147th Running of the Roses.
We’d like to take a look at Technology in the Kentucky Derby. As you can imagine, a lot goes into making sure the Kentucky Derby goes smoothly.
What technology makes The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports work? Read on!
Our April episode has us meeting with Charley Miller. He's a well experienced founder with several industries under his belt whose currently devising systems for organizations to cultivate their work culture and measure collaboration in new ways.
You don’t have to make life-altering choices today to help the environment. Even a small change is a step in the right direction. Look for sustainable alternatives if you can, and make a switch for the better.
When user testing is brought up, there is sometimes push back: why would you want to spend time and money up front when you already know what you need? In our experience (all 16 years of it 😉), we’ve seen quite the opposite: you don’t know for sure what users need until you test with them.
Our team of developers have a wide range of expertise's and personalities. Each one had a different journey to get to where they are. Whether you’re an aspiring developer, or you’re looking to learn more about who we are, here’s a look into some of our development squad.
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