The stories behind your favorite startups

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Ashley Read
@ashread_ · Editor at Buffer :)
Thanks Xiao, nice to hear you like the backstory idea. I'm always fascinated by how different startups come about and hope to share some great stories on this site :)
Would you recommend Backstories to a friend?


Ashley Read
@ashread_ · Editor at Buffer :)
Hey everyone! I built Backstories as a place to surface the stories behind startups and share what goes on behind the scenes; the inspiration and the journey to launch. I'd love to hear your thoughts and more than happy to answer any questions :) Also, huge shout out to @mikaelcho and the team at Crew. I used their platform for the design and development o… See more
@cheapstartup · Head Cheapskate, DirtCheapStartup
Another awesome project from Ash. I have already reached out to a ton of startup friends. I think, all to often, the "why" gets lost.
@xxxxxxiao · Operation
This is awesome! I did something similar last week as a fun side project. But I love the idea of backstory as it is the most authentic thoughts by the founders themselves. Great job!
Saul Fleischman
@osakasaul · RiteKit Founder & CEO
Good catch, @erictwillis. I just told our story. I've done it before, usually when speaking with people, but am glad to have a place that's just for the backstory. Our's is far more interesting that what we do.
I did something similar (http://startupeureka.com), where users can discover the eureka moments of Startup Founders, through video. For example : http://startupeureka.com/eureka/... Too bad, I sold the website on Flippa