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Latitude Episode 37: A Thimble’s Worth


There are many ways to startup a tech company. You can search for angel dollars, ask your grandmother for an advance on your inheritance, or go the crowdsourcing route. With any approach there’s risk, there’s uncertainty, there’s that moment you go “what now” as a founder.

This week on the podcast we chat with Oscar Pedroso, co-founder of Thimble. Thimble is WNY’s most successful project on Kickstarter (in WNY) to date. How did they grow the company from an idea to crowdsourced, to now one of the most successful maker boxes on the market today?

This episode is a great insight into the determination founders need to have with their startup and how to successfully scale after crowdsourcing the launch of your company.

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