Nathan Kontny is the Founder of two Y Combinator companies: Inkling and Cityposh. Inkling was in the second batch of YC in the winter of 2006 and is still profitable and growing today. After Cityposh, he was a software engineer for President Obama’s re-election campaign. Nathan’s new focus is Draft, which we are sure to dive into today.
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- Nathan talks about his business failure with Cityposh. Many golden nuggets in this story…
Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment
- Nate realizes that for a business to take off, it has to make ones life easier, not add complications to it. That’s what he did with Inkling and what he is attempting to do today with Draft.
- Draft’s lightbulb moment came from Nathan’s own pain-point, and as he solves his pain-point, he is hoping to strike a nerve with many others.
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