Founded by Mike Rowan (co-founder of Joy Labs and former VP of SendGrid) and Isaac Saldana (co-founder of Joy Labs and co-founder of SendGrid), our team brings over 30 years experience in the startup ecosystem. Combined, Mike and Isaac have founded and held leadership roles in 15+ companies from inception through IPO/Acquisition.
Most notably, the IPO/Acquisition of the largest transactional email platform in the world, SendGrid in 2017, followed by the company's successful acquisition by Twilio in 2018. Both partners have also held executive roles at Techstars.
We've worked together 10+ years
Prev co-founder/execs @ SendGrid
Prev executives (tech/product) @ Techstars
Prev founded multiple startup studios
Founded several other companies
We help founders leverage what we've learned
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