• Democratic texting platform Hustle lays off a big chunk of its staff

    6 days ago - By TechCrunch

    The company behind a texting platform that powered more than 1,300 Democratic campaigns has slashed its staff in the lull following the 2018 midterms. Hustle co-founder and CEO Roddy Lindsay, a former Facebook engineer, disclosed the layoffs in a recent Medium post , apologizing for the choices that led up to the decision to “right-size” Hustle's team.
    “... While we have an exciting set of initial commercial customers using Hustle successfully, it was premature to aggressively expand our team - we need the time to do the research with our customers and build the right product to support...
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