Happy birthday YellowDog! We’re officially 3 years old this week and, to celebrate, here’s a few insights into how things have changed in that time.
Then: At home. In my loft. With one chair.
Now: In Engine Shed, Bristol. An amazing Grade 1 listed building built by Brunel. We have a four-room office with 26 chairs (not all mine).
Then: It was a collection of index cards arranged as a product backlog on the wall.
Now: Multi-award winning and market-leading product. Sweet!
Now: 1,192 studios and facilities signed up to our platform from all over the world.
Who we help
Then: 3D Animators & Artists
Now: 3D Animators & Artists, VFX Artists, analysts and quantitative analysts in investment banks…
Source of compute
Then: Mobile phones & student laptops.
Now: ISO27001 data centres, the public cloud, and enterprise businesses (for their own use).
Amount of compute
Then: My dual-core laptop.
Now: It’s Limitless…
Then: Groudly (I know).
Now: There are now 17 of us in two amazing teams: one in the UK and one in Lithuania. And we’re recruiting for more. Check out our vacancies.
Now: 872 (thank you!)
Amount of funding raised
Number of blogs written
Now: 16 (including this one), with 3D tips, case studies, and industry insight from others in the team.
Number of times on the national News at 10
Now: 4 (plus we’re on the Disrupt SW Index!)
Now: Michelle. (thankfully!).
I can’t wait to see what YellowDog, and I, will look like in another 3 years.