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Andrew Peterson: Web application security, selling Signal Sciences

On this episode of Startup Foundations, we talked to Andrew Peterson, CEO & co-founder of Signal Sciences, an edge security solutions company that just sold to Fastly for almost $1B.

About This Episode:

Andrew and Greg discuss the impact that the acquisition had on him and his employees.

Andrew also shares his insights on what it takes to build a strong company culture and then challenges he faced as a first-time founder. We chat about the specific challenges of building a startup into a trusted brand in the security industry.

Andrew also shares his experience fundraising for Signal Sciences and talks about getting his first check for his startup from Michael Dearing at Harrison Metal. Finally, Andrew offers advice for early-stage founders and discusses the importance of building a great team from day 1.

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