Nuts & Bolts of Campus Bubble
Giovanni Hobbins, Nir Levy, Spencer Barkoff [Check out the whole team]
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
VC OR ANGEL?
Not Disclosed (Emory University, local angels, friends and family)
March 1, 2010
1204 Biltmore Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA
What is Campus Bubble?
Private social networks for universities to promote student retention, alumni engagement , and admissions yield. Unlike other fragmented solutions like flyers, emails, and public social networks like Facebook, Campus Bubble is customized to the university, integrated with university systems, and private to the community.
What’s your traction been like thus far?
Our first client is Emory University. Launching at 5 new universities this Fall.
What do you know now that you wish you would have known when you started Campus Bubble?
How to really validate your product-market fit. Not in theory, in practice. So different.
What’s a hypothesis that you’ve had that has failed? And how did you respond?
That there is such a thing as a campus wide solution software sale. Everything is departmental.
What’s your favorite startup in Atlanta?
Mailchimp. Top notch product, service, and culture.
What’s your favorite thing about being an entrepreneur?
Freedom to fail fast and hard.
What’s your favorite local sports team?
If your company were an animal, what would it be and why?
It would be a cockroach because it keeps surviving even after the apocalypse.
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