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Jón Edvald: Cloud delivery platforms, european startups
Jon Edvald is the founder and CEO of Garden, an end-to-end cloud delivery platform that streamlines the process of building, deploying, and testing software applications.
About This Episode
Jon Edvald is the founder and CEO of garden.io, an end-to-end cloud delivery platform that streamlines the process of building, deploying and testing software applications. We chatted about Jon’s startup journey, development of startup ecosystems in Iceland, and Germany, and why Jon’s latest company is a Delaware C Corp. We also discuss different taxation issues that European founders may face when selling their companies.
Jon shares how he got the idea to build Garden, and the difference in approach when building a startup for the second time. We dive deeper into the realm of DevOps and talk about challenges that developers face when building the backend of software applications.
Jon also shares valuable advice for younger founders, and talks about the importance of mental health, dealing with burnout and maintaining the joy of building a company.