Chris Klein and Franz Garsombke, are the founders of Rachio, which features a water saving device called the Iro. The Iro is an internet-connected sprinkler control system that you can manipulate using your smartphone.
In this interview, Chris and Franz discuss the process of developing a product and bringing it to market, gaining traction, delaying venture capital, and the importance of a good team.
- Developing a product and bringing it to market
- Competing for money and perfecting your pitch
- Delaying Venture Capital
- Forming a good team
Best Business Advice
"There's a lot of smart people that have had a lot of different experiences and different views on how you can shape your company. I think the key is to listen, find the nuggets that are in each one of those pieces of advice, find ways to tie them together and apply them when appropriate."