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Release Date 11/4/14 Episode Length 26:42

Digging Your Way Out of the Trough of Sorrow

with Adda Birnir of SkillCrush

"There's often an over-fetishization with technology and not enough focus on solving real problems."
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Adda Birnir, Founder and CEO of Skillcrush, talks with us about the “trough of sorrow” and how she fought and clawed her way to significant month over month growth in revenue. We also chat about the blind spots of tech in silicon valley and the opportunities that exist with the rest of the population that isn’t saturated with tech 24/7.

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There's often an over-fetishization with technology and not enough focus on solving real problems.
Our riskiest assumption was that women in mass would be interested in coding.

Intro Music by Alex Koch of Digital Dust Studios

Outro Music by MrSuicideSheep — "Melvv - Vibe"

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