Ep. 40 - Automating mobile app releases with Tramline founders
A conversation with founders of Tramline, a CI/CD platform for mobile apps that we use for releasing Metacast. We talked about release standards (or lack thereof) for mobile and how Tramline solves this problem. We also dug into the founding story of the company, how they sold to first customers, fundraising from angels, and a few more topics.
[10:48] How Tramline was started
[16:40] The world without Tramline
[24:43] Incumbents and competitors
[32:29] Why offer open-source in addition to a commercial product?
[38:57] Who does what in the company
[41:00] Positioning Tramline to first customers
[51:02] Fundraising in a "slow VC" mode
[58:25] AngelList's RUV
[01:00:30] Future of Tramline
[01:03:14] How can startups leverage development agencies in India?
[01:10:27] Book and podcast recommendations
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