Storyworth

The home for every family's story.

HEADQUARTER San Francisco, CA

COMPANY SIZE Less than 5

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING $1M - $2M

TAGS Families, Baby Boomers, Genealogy Market Worldwide, Digital Storytelling, YC Winter 2011

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

What do we do?

StoryWorth is a consumer subscription service that makes it easy for people to privately record their family stories.

Technical challenges

1) Scale the site as we grow our user base.
2) Build new features from the DB indexes to the HTML/CSS.
3) Work closely with our iOS engineer to design our API.

Why join us?

1) Work on a meaningful consumer service
2) Small team where you get a lot of autonomy and responsibility
3) Culture focused on work life balance.

Our press coverage

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/business/preserving-family-history-one-memory-at-a-time.html
https://familysearch.org/blog/en/storyworth-sweeps-rootstech-innovator-showdown/

Our Founders

Nick Baum

Founder        

Formerly a software engineer and product manager at Google, working on Chrome, Android and Google Reader. Dartmouth BA in CS & Economics.

Our tech stack

  • Python
  • Tornado
  • Twilio
  • Sass
  • Heroku
  • MongoDB
  • Stripe
  • jQuery
  • Mailgun

Our investors

  • Start Fund
  • Trinity Ventures
  • Felicis Ventures