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MojoTech and Teespring Team Up for Exciting Tech Partnership

Monday, April 14, 2014

 

Two of Providence’s fastest growing technology companies, MojoTech and Teespring, have teamed up to bolster Teespring’s platform and help Teespring meet the demand of its rapidly-growing sales volume.

Teespring, founded by two Brown University students in 2011, is a rapidly growing e-commerce platform with offices in Providence and San Francisco. Teespring's goal is to make selling simple by removing the barriers that keep people from pursuing their ideas. Currently, the platform allows people to create and sell merchandise online without any upfront costs or risks. MojoTech builds web and mobile apps for big and soon-to-be-big companies.

The perfect partnership

The origins of the partnership date back to 2011 when Walker Williams, Co-founder and CEO of Teespring, and Nick Kishfy, founder and CEO of MojoTech, first met.

“I met Walker and Bill Cesare (COO) back in 2011 when Teespring was just starting out,” Kishfy told GoLocal. “We didn't work together at that time, but did consider sharing some office space. Both companies were growing and it looked like we'd outgrow that space if we shared it. I don't think either of us knew how right we were at that time.”

The two men continued to stay in touch in following years, and when it came time for Teespring to expand development, Williams called on Kishfy.

"We're excited to work with MojoTech not only because we're partners in the community, but also because of their strong reputation for delivering great products, and their ability to seamlessly integrate into an existing project," said Williams. "We set lofty goals for ourselves, and we're confident that with MojoTech's help, we can not only accomplish those goals, but continue to raise the bar. It's exciting to think about where this will take us."

A unique challenge

“We've partnered with Teespring to meet both short and long-term objectives. In the short-term we're helping to harden, and expand their platform. In the long-term we're passing along our processes and knowledge to their engineering team so they can continue to grow and thrive after our work is done," Kishfy told GoLocal.

“This type of partnership is not uncommon for us. We call it ‘team augmentation.’ That said, we've never worked with a client that has experienced (and continues to experience) such meteoric growth. Because of that growth, and the demands that come along with it, we've assembled one of our greatest teams to take on the challenge,” added Kishfy.

Teespring’s platform is already live and operational, making this one of MojoTech’s few projects that will not have a typical “launch” at the completion. The partnership is expected to last several months, during which the companies will make constant updates to the back-end and periodic enhancements to the user interface. 

 

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