Tech To The Rescue non-profit startup was founded by one of the Catch The Tornado Founders. TTTR mission is Matching Non-profits With Tech Companies To Solve The World's Problems.
Our community includes over 250 IT companies and more than 300 nonprofits, operating in more than 40 countries worldwide, which signed up to use technology to scale up their potential influence.
So far the community has delivered more than 50 pro-bono collaborations addressing real problems with huge potential to make the lives of millions of people better.
We have just secured a seed round of 700k eur from Partners like: Cloud Technologies S.A., 10Clouds, Divante, Droids On Roids, intive, InCredible Inspirations, LiveChat, Netguru, Objectivity, Packhelp, RTB House, SoftServe, Ten Square Games, Tooploox, Blue Media, as well as individual investors like Adam Sobczak and Darek Żuk.
I used Open Source as a Marketing & Sales strategy as well as a Product Strategy multiple times. This is how we build two successful Professional Services Companies and two successful Product-based companies. We are also the co-creators of two large commercial open source projects - one for SAP, one for Shopware.
Crafting a software product, like Vue Storefront, is a pretty rich experience. Many different factors contribute to the success of an endeavor — or its failure. It’s like mixing lean startup, project management and coding altogether :-)