32 min

Justin Ford: Co-Founder at Javelin UW PM Podcast

    • Education

In this podcast episode, we meet Justin Ford, the co-founder of Javelin Sports, a company on a mission to combat social isolation through sports. They initially set out to create a platform for adults to connect through sports but had to pivot when the pandemic hit.



[00:00:02]: Introduction and Welcome

[00:00:33]: Introducing Justin Ford, co-founder of Jafflin Sports

[00:00:44]: Javlin Sports' mission to tackle social isolation crisis

[00:02:05]: Choosing volleyball as the focus for Javlin Sports

[00:02:40]: Initial challenges and the pivot during the pandemic

[00:05:32]: Success with COVID screening app and relaunch into sports

[00:06:57]: Importance of timing and execution for startups

[00:08:08]: Identifying timing trends and executing on them

[00:08:57]: The importance of having one great idea in a startup

[00:09:10]: The opportunity for improvement in skill level at games

In this podcast episode, we meet Justin Ford, the co-founder of Javelin Sports, a company on a mission to combat social isolation through sports. They initially set out to create a platform for adults to connect through sports but had to pivot when the pandemic hit.



[00:00:02]: Introduction and Welcome

[00:00:33]: Introducing Justin Ford, co-founder of Jafflin Sports

[00:00:44]: Javlin Sports' mission to tackle social isolation crisis

[00:02:05]: Choosing volleyball as the focus for Javlin Sports

[00:02:40]: Initial challenges and the pivot during the pandemic

[00:05:32]: Success with COVID screening app and relaunch into sports

[00:06:57]: Importance of timing and execution for startups

[00:08:08]: Identifying timing trends and executing on them

[00:08:57]: The importance of having one great idea in a startup

[00:09:10]: The opportunity for improvement in skill level at games

32 min

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