One thing we know for sure with a new venture (having been around the block a few times), is you can have the idea, sketch out a model, design a website and prepare for launch … but you never truly know anything about your product until it starts to interact with the market.
And so, we are on the verge of lift off with CTO Academy, with all the excitement and uncertainty that a new product launch brings with it.
What we are confident about, as we prepare to lift the veil on this new venture, is the need for these courses. Our pre-launch market research, conducted with a range of stakeholders including, developers, CEOs, recruitment specialists and academics, confirmed our instinct that a significant skills gap exists between great developers and a CTO role.
What’s more, we wanted to create material that is straight with each student from day one.
A key pillar behind CTO Academy is to create courses that have substance and integrity. The business world, and start ups in particular, is awash with a mixture of the charlatan, the cliche, and the BS merchant. Many will sell and spin, over promise and under deliver.
It’s our intention to be the antithesis of this approach.
These courses are structured around specific CTO issues but are full of personal insight and a download of commercial experience, mistakes and cock ups.
We intend using this blog to provide a window into the hearts and minds of the CTO Academy team so, please subscribe if you’d like regular updates.
You can see more information about “Why the market needs CTO Academy” here, but in the meantime, thank you for visiting and get back to us with any questions.
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