NAME OF STARTUP: Figstack
FOUNDED IN (Year): 2021
FOUNDER: Han Wang
THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:
Learning and understanding code is hard.
THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:
Han Wang Cornell University B.S. in Information Science, Worked in software engineering at Facebook, Founded pe•ple (acquired by Tribe), Hahnbee Lee Cornell University B.A. in Computer Science, Worked in software engineering at Duolingo, Founded pe•ple (acquired by Tribe)
How my startup came to be: Through our experiences as founders, software engineers, and students, we realize how difficult it is to read code in a foreign language or an unfamiliar codebase.
WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:
People learning, program, Developers, Aspiring developers
LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key lessons from your startup journey you’d like to share with aspiring entrepreneurs?:
Figstack gives non-technical people the technical skills they need to understand code. Figstack can instantly write documentation, explain, translate, and compute the time complexity of your code for you.
Describe Your Startup’s Solution In One Line: An intelligent developer tool for non-developers.
HQ City: New York, USA
Website URL: https://figstack.com/
Number of Employees: 1-5
LinkedIN URL: https://www.linkedin.com/company/figstack/