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This article was published on October 24, 2015

    Startup stories: Mitch Wainer of DigitalOcean explains how he got accepted to Techstars

    Julian Shapiro
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    Julian Shapiro

    Julian Shapiro is the founder of NameLayer, a popular domain portfolio for tech entrepreneurs. You can tweet to him at @Shapiro. Julian Shapiro is the founder of NameLayer, a popular domain portfolio for tech entrepreneurs. You can tweet to him at @Shapiro.

    Digital Ocean is a private server company that leases capacity from existing data centres all over the world. Founded in 2011, it has become the second largest hosting provider in the world behind Amazon, and even surpassed Jeff Bezos’ company in terms of annual growth.

    In this video, Julian Shapiro sat down with co-founder Mitch Wainer who recalls the story of how the team got accepted into the Techstars accelerator program.

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