Sweet Labs’ Chester Ng: Startup Life Is A Rollercoaster – Embrace It

March 14, 2012

1:19 pm

If you’re a developer, you probably are very familiar with Sweet Labs, a San Diego-based startup that launched in a coffee shop 4 years ago by developers for developers.  Last June, they launched Pokki, a platform that enables web developers to create desktop apps using standard web languages like HTML 5; they are funded by Google Ventures, Intel Capital, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners.

Co-founder and CMO Chester Ng stopped by our SXSW #StartupLife Celebration Saturday, where he talked a lot about the startup life, comparing it to a roller coaster ride – “It is exhilarating, exhausting, fun, scary, and it builds character.”   Here’s the video:

You can find more of our coverage of the #StartupLife at SXSW here.

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Vitrue, a sponsor of our #Startuplife Celebration and Tech Cocktail’s special SXSW video series. Check out Vitrue’s live daily updates from SXSW!

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Monika Jansen is a writer and editor who is happiest pounding out blog posts, newsletters, website content, and other materials. Follow her at: @monikacjansen

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