Posts by Moisey Uretsky

Demoing at NYTM

We're excited to be selected as one of the demoers at the upcoming NYTM on March 27th. With over 800 attendees, it is the highest attended NYC meetup. We will be demoing our entire platform, and depending on how our hack week ends, we may also show off a few…

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Sponsoring Startups @NYTechDay

We're excited to announce that we'll be sponsoring a select number of startups for the upcoming NYTechDay on April 19th. The winners will receive free hosting as well as have their booth expenses covered. NYTechDay is the first major startup expo in the NYC area with over 1,000 registered…

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How to Shoot a Team Video for Techstars

As part of the selection process for TechStars, teams are asked to make 20 second videos that introduce the founding team to the selection committee. Getting our entire team dynamic across in 20 seconds seemed like a difficult task at first but then inspiration struck. We were in agreement that…

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7 Tips for Applying to TechStars

On the first snowy Saturday we had in NYC, DigitalOcean was lucky enough to be one of the 70 companies invited to attend TechStars 4 A Day. While we know our chances of being accepted are slim (8%) they are still 6x better than general admission, which sees 1200…

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A Lean Start for DigitalOcean

When it comes to development you can always add more, tweak features, test, commit, push, deploy, etc. Luckily before getting lost in the endless cycle of improvement, I read Eric Ries' Lean Startup and immediately realized we needed to do a user focus group. I can't express how invaluable this…

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