Exploring Development Methodologies and Client Partnerships at DivNotes

In this engaging episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast, we dive into the world of software innovation with Babak Basseri and Steven Robyn from DivNotes Inc. Babak, the CEO and Co-founder, brings his expertise in software architecture and problem-solving from the University of Toronto, while Steven, the Marketing Operations Director, combines his business acumen and psychology background from the University of Western Ontario to drive product innovation and business growth. Together, they discuss the unique aspects of their client partnerships, the challenges and methodologies of running a tech company, and their vision for the future of DivNotes.

Key Highlights:

  • Babak discusses how DivNotes’ unique partnership approach with clients distinguishes the company in the software development industry.
  • Steven shares insights into the common hurdles faced by new tech companies, particularly during planning and funding stages.
  • Babak explains the differences between Waterfall and Agile methodologies and their impact on project management.
  • Steven advises on the optimal timing for companies to engage with development agencies to leverage external expertise effectively.
  • Babak and Steven discuss DivNotes’ future plans, including recent expansions and upcoming product launches.

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We are profoundly grateful to Babak and Steven for sharing their expertise and insights on this episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast. Their experiences and strategies at DivNotes illuminate the complexities of the tech startup ecosystem and the pivotal role of strategic partnerships in fostering growth.

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