Customer Love — with Ben Uretsky
DigitalOcean took on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and grew his company from a five-founder startup in the Techstars Boulder accelerator to a unicorn and highly successful cloud infrastructure provider.
“Customer love” in Ben’s words — the feedback from developers that DigitalOcean met their needs in a way that AWS did not — was what kept Ben and his team going, and kept skeptical investors interested.
Listen for Ben’s insights into pleasing both customers and investors, and much more.
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