We're launching our first code version of Orapa on Product Hunt today: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/orapa-2-0
Here is our Journey:
I launched Orapa on August 2020 (alone). I first tried to sell the thing before even thing of building (note: I have a sales background). So I guess it was fairly easy for me.
We won the Pioneer Tournament in October. (any fellow Pioneers here?)
In November my CTO and cofounder joined. And he started to work full-time on getting the code version to the market. (tip: VCs still want to see real tech aka code)
In November - started fundraising. This is hard!
In December, I cold email Jason Calacanis - the legendary angel that investing in Uber, Calm, Robinhood,
In January we got a check from Jason.