Hack to Start Ep. 95: Assist co-founder and CEO Shane Mac

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This week’s guest is Shane Mac, the co­-founder and CEO of Assist, bring the best services to your favourite messaging apps.

Shane got into startups and tech through music with gigs as a DJ. This lead him to building sites, widgets and more for himself and his friends.

He’s worked on products within startups like Gist (acquired by Blackberry), Zaarly, and is now in the super hot messaging space with Assist.

Shane joins us to share his story, what motivated him to get into tech & startups, why he’s always been curious about innovation, creativity & building lasting companies, how he approaches raising funding, what he thinks is most exciting about the messaging space right now, and much more!


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Hack To Start is a weekly podcast focused on interesting people and the innovative ways they achieve success hosted by @FrancoVarriano and @TylerCopeland.

Our mission is to inspire others and to help them realize that success begins with a first step – an often imperfect, incomplete, stumbled upon first step or “hack” – that leads to something bigger. Most people aren’t sure where or how to start, but hopefully the stories and insights we’ll be sharing on this podcast will help.