Disrupt SF 2015
Tracy Younger is something however a typical startup founder and we’re excited to announce she is going to converse at TechCrunch Disrupt SF in late September.
Younger was working as development engineer in 2011 when she noticed an issue, an business working on paper. In her case, she was coping with paper architectural drawings and after spending a few hundred dollars out of her personal pocket to make copies for her group, she thought there needed to be a greater means.
Assume again to 2011 and also you may recall the iPad had simply been out for one yr, however when Younger informed a pal about her day, he informed her that they need to transfer the development drawings to the cloud and show them on the fledgling iPad.
Necessity really was the mom of invention and shortly thereafter, Younger and her three co-founders give up their jobs, moved right into a home collectively and launched PlanGrid.
The corporate joined Y Combinator in 2012 and acquired a seed spherical, which it stored within the financial institution for 3 years. Younger ran the corporate lean and lived off income, constructing PlanGrid to 30 individuals. On the finish of final yr, she relented and took $18 million from Sequoia and shortly grew the corporate from 30 to one hundred fifty individuals.
Younger shall be talking about her expertise at Disrupt SF. We’re excited to have her and she or he joins different superb founders talking on the occasion together with Drew Houston, James Park and Nick Woodman.
Tickets are nonetheless out there for Disrupt SF. Snag one right here.