Jim McIntosh

January 22, 2018

Mimir Classroom IDE 2.0, Saves Customers Time and Money

At Mimir, our product philosophy is “always be innovating.” This ideology is often the promise of software as a service (SaaS) companies but becomes hard to quantify. We believe we...

Jim McIntosh

January 8, 2018

New Pricing: Mimir Products Span High School To Higher Education

According to code.org in 2017, a record number of high school students participated in the AP Computer Science exams. The trend was in the right direction for the past 10 years, bu...

Colton Voege

December 11, 2017

What Software Development Has To Teach A Non-Developer

In this post I’m seeking to convince managers to pursue a basic understanding of programming in order to automate some of the tasks they find the most time consuming and redundant....

James Rapp

November 27, 2017

The Current State of CS Education

“There will be 1,000,000 more computer science related jobs than computer science students by 2020.” Source CS education —building the pipeline. Why can’t the U.S. education system...

Conlin Durbin

November 27, 2017

Mimir Classroom Gets Keyboard Support

Source Keyboard support is a big deal for web apps. Power users frequently use keyboard shortcuts to navigate app interfaces quickly. In addition, many users with physical disabili...

Jim McIntosh

November 27, 2017

Product Strategy for Scale: Pricing

 In my prior two posts, I shared examples of feature and user support initiatives you should consider as part of your product strategy to support scale. In this post I want to focu...

Haleigh Inscore

November 20, 2017

Grants & Tax Incentives For Startups & Small Businesses

As the pool of Midwest venture capital firms continues to expand, budding companies are relying heavily on venture funding to accelerate growth. As this occurs, equity-free governm...

Prahasith Veluvolu

November 10, 2017

Next Steps For Mimir: Acquiring A Company & Technical Interviews

During the fall semester of 2013 at Purdue University, Jacobi, Colton, and I saw opportunities to improve the delivery of computer science courses we were taking at the time. With ...

Alex Curtis

October 30, 2017

Our 4 Startup Hiring Strategies

After becoming the first full-time hire at Mimir, my cardinal task was to grow our organization. Early growth is an exciting indicator for tech startups, but hiring can be strenuou...

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