Author: Mahya Poueinag

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The visit to Twitter

Today we met Michael Montano who leads the engineering team for the core parts of twitter. He was always building websites in high school to pay for college. He went to a TechCrunch and that was the first time he was in the valley. After school he and his co-founder applied for Ycombibator and that was their ticket to the US. They were doing a startup very similar to Twitter: BackType. Then they pivoted and Built a very compelling technology working on data analytics and ads business. They built an API and started partnering with companies like Twitter. Then they...