Alex Kehayias is a Startup Bus veteran who was named one of Betabeat’s 20 to Poach in 2011; he’s currently working on GoalSay. A version of this post originally appeared on his Tumblr. He’s “totally serious” about finding developers mentors.
Next week marks the one year anniversary since I started to learn to code with no previous experience (I have a bullshit degree in marketing). I still worked full time on my startup while learning at night and on weekends. In three months I was contributing code to my startup, in five months I was writing web apps from the bottom up. Since then I’ve become the tech co-founder for my startup BeanSprout, and built six web apps, websites, a simple iPhone app, and never stopped learning. I never thought I could do it. I was just some incredibly handsome business dude.
This is a call to arms and a challenge to those of you who always wanted to, but for whatever reason, haven’t taken the plunge to learn to code. Read More