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Product Development To Turn Your Idea Into Your Next App Scale-up with Andreas Creten # 180
Episode 18017th June 2022 • SaaS District • Akeel Jabber | Horizen Capital
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Andreas Creten is a software engineer and an entrepreneur who loves developing apps and building teams. He’s the CEO of madewithlove, an app development company that helps startups and established companies turn ideas into applications by offering development, consulting and ad interim management services, building both products and teams.

They have been CTO in over 60 companies, mainly operating as CTO ad interim. You can regularly find Andreas working on open-source projects and speaking at conferences around the world.

in this episode we cover:

  • 00:00 - Byldd - MVP Development Agency Based in New York
  • 01:12 - Intro
  • 02:19 - Introducing Legacy Code
  • 04:16 - Top Red Flags On The Due Diligence Process
  • 08:50 - What Is Technical Debt And How They Work It
  • 11:40 - Balancing Technical Debt & Product Development
  • 15:24 - Scenarios Where Refactoring The Code Can Work
  • 17:25 - Tools That Madewithlove Use To Ensure Code Quality
  • 20:20 - Building The Perfect Engineering Team
  • 23:24 - The App Development Process With madewithlove
  • 28:35 - Madewithlove in Terms of Size Today
  • 30:07 - Andreas’ Favorite Activity To Get Into a Flow State
  • 31:13 - Andreas’ Piece of Advice for His 25 Years Old Self
  • 32:51 - Andreas’ Biggest Challenges at Madewithlove
  • 34:06 - Instrumental Resources for Andreas’ Success
  • 36:54 - What Does Success Means for Andreas Today
  • 38:07 - Get In Touch With Andreas

Get In Touch With Andreas:

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Mentions:

Jason Fried from Basecamp


Books:

Getting Real by Jason Fried

The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim & Kevin Behr


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