When Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform went down in late February because of an expired SSL certificate, Kansas City, Mo. startup Stackify jumped at the opportunity to create a free solution for everyone, including itself.
Stackify, which uses Azure, learned of the platform’s crash on a Friday and later that day …Read More
On a mission to help software development teams, Kansas City, Mo. startup Stackify opened 2013 with the public launch of its product.
The startup’s release comes one year after Matt Watson founded the company to solve a problem he identified in his previous startup, VinSolutions. Stackify aims to …Read More
ABPathfinder recently closed a $400,000 investment round thanks to Omaha-based Dundee Venture Capital, CEO Jeff Blackwood said.
The Overland Park, Kan.-based startup, which aids therapists of children with autism in creating therapy plans via specialized software, raised $270,000 from Dundee in November. In May, as part of the same round, it secured $130,000 from Watson Technology Group …Read More
Nearly a decade ago, Matt Watson was asked by a friend to be the first blogger of Geeks With Blogs, a site that aimed to provide developers a free and open blogging platform.
Watson’s friend, Jeff Julian, created Geeks With Blogs after being booted from a similar site following a disagreement with another blogger.
Today, the site touts more than 3,500 bloggers, an average of 500 posts …Read More
ABPathfinder is on a mission to solve a common problem among therapists and teachers of children with autism: Paper.
Jeff Blackwood, founder of …
(Guest post by Matt Watson.) Software developers are usually very good problem solvers. So are entrepreneurs. I think a lot of software developers want to start their own business, but they struggle to find the right business idea and problem to solve. I have always loved the challenge of a big problem and I am a third generation entrepreneur. So I would say it was in my blood. But like other developers, I always struggled with what kind of business to start. Lucky for me, one day the opportunity presented itself.
While I was in college I sold computers at Sears. On one random day a car dealer came in to buy a computer. He also needed some help with some software he had. Next thing you know, I was …Read More
A passion for problem-solving has led Matt Watson to launch Stackify, a software startup that aims to make troubleshooting and support easier for software developers.
“I love to build things and I love to solve problems.” Watson said. “I like to help users solve their problems and make their lives easier. For some reason it is just fun for me.”
Watson, a long-time Kansas City, Mo. resident, launched Stackify in January to solve the frustrations developers …