Our approach when partnering with founders is simple, we enable and support a super optimized business operations practice from day one. This enables founders and their team to focus on building the magic that customers value ($), and allows transparency, organization, and a deep understanding about their business in areas of Finance, Budgeting, HR, Payroll, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Compliance, and more.
Founded by Mike Rowan (co-founder of Joy Labs and former VP of SendGrid) and Isaac Saldana (co-founder of Joy Labs and co-founder of SendGrid), our team brings over 30 years experience in the startup ecosystem. Combined, Mike and Isaac have founded and held leadership roles in 15+ companies from inception through IPO/Acquisition. Most notably, the IPO/Acquisition of the largest transactional email platform in the world, SendGrid in 2017, followed by the company's successful acquisition by Twilio in 2018. Both partners launched Techstars Studio, with Techstars founder David Cohen in 2018.