Every startup in the world (well, almost) has this ultimate dream – get into Techstars. It’s justified – 75% of teams raise seed funding straight after the Techstars Demo Day. We aren’t any different and decided to apply to Techstars London. But a mandatory field on any application is a short video introducing the team. Here’s how we’ve made our Techstars team video.
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Designers are often bad at self-management, especially if they come from agency environments where they’ve relied on a bunch of project management professionals to deal with practicalities, financials and planning the work. So when a typical agency designer is starting his/her first freelancing gig, learning to be a project manager is essential (and it’s a hell of a task if you’ve never done it before).
Some tools are made to fulfil the needs that they themselves create. Some are more innovative and superior versions of a long-standing and established offering. But some are born out of the pain of using something that’s not really fit for purpose. This is the story of Price&Cost – why we are building it and how it all came to be (the picture at the top? That’s actually Price&Cost in the making).
You’ve read before that I strongly recommend using native UI elements on different platforms, and this is valid for fonts for any relatively big and complex website, desktop and mobile application too. In this article we focus on the CSS implementation of system fonts for the web.
As a project manager you would have certainly heard about the Project Management Triangle (or Iron Triangle or Triple constraints). Some PMs live and die by this, and there’s a really good reason why.