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The Build Cycle Podcast #022 – Strava cofounder shares their startup story & growth tactics

sträva cofounder mark gainey tells how they started the company and continue to grow
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sträva cofounder mark gainey tells how they started the company and continue to grow

Believe it or not, Strava started out with the idea of being a virtual locker room. And when it launched, it was only a desktop app. That’s a far cry from the ubiquitous mobile app it is today, and their story of becoming a device-agnostic service that unites every runner’s and every cyclist’s data into a public scoreboard has valuable lessons for anyone wanting to create a global platform. How big of a platform? Strava is now a verb…as in, “Did you Strava that ride?”

For full show notes, links and more photos, read the full blog post on The Build Cycle!

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Colin M
Colin M
5 years ago

That was a good interview. Strava has had a huge impact on cycling, big data, and transportation planning.

Chalchalero
Chalchalero
5 years ago

Forest managers now have a great tool to look for illegal trails to close. Thanks Strava!!!

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