Tour of garage-based SV startup: Maya’s Mom

I love these two videos we filmed with Maya’s Mom’s founder, Ann Crady. It’s a real Silicon Valley garage-based startup (it’s a parenting site, but it’s still cool to see that valley startups are still starting in garages — not too far either from another famous Palo Alto garage-based startup: Hewlett Packard).

Maryam and I both shared this interview, this was done before we knew we’d be parents too (our kid is due September 12).

These videos and others I’ve shot over on ScobleShow (RedFin and Jott are coming later today).

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Comments

  1. It’s a bit awkard to hear a company that has closed $9M in funding to be working in a garage. Come to think of it, isn’t it a bit absurb? Think about the distractions (I thought I heard a train go by) and the inconveniences for the employees. If you can pay a minimum salary of $40K to 1 employee, can’t you shell out $20K for a small nice and quite office space where programmers can think and have room to be creative?

    Julius Alba
    CTO, Newbie Labs

  2. It’s a bit awkard to hear a company that has closed $9M in funding to be working in a garage. Come to think of it, isn’t it a bit absurb? Think about the distractions (I thought I heard a train go by) and the inconveniences for the employees. If you can pay a minimum salary of $40K to 1 employee, can’t you shell out $20K for a small nice and quite office space where programmers can think and have room to be creative?

    Julius Alba
    CTO, Newbie Labs

  3. I believe starting a business out of a garage isn’t cool anymore it’s ‘old skool’, apparently starting your new venture from a coffee shop is ;)

    Maybe you will have to start hanging out at coffee shops with your camera Robert..

  4. I believe starting a business out of a garage isn’t cool anymore it’s ‘old skool’, apparently starting your new venture from a coffee shop is ;)

    Maybe you will have to start hanging out at coffee shops with your camera Robert..