If you build it, they will come. But what if you don’t know how to build it?
That was the problem facing Mattan Griffel, founder of a new YC-backed startup called One Month Rails that is launching today.
“I didn’t study computer science or anything, but I had this great idea for a startup,” he said. “I just didn’t know how to build it. I spent the next few months looking for someone who could build it for me, and never quite found the right person.”
Eventually, says Griffel, he realized he had to build it himself if he wanted to get it done, and started scouring the web for resources to help him learn to code.
“I realized that when you don’t know anything about coding, you don’t know what language to learn or what you need to know,” said Griffel.