Confessions of a First-time Startup CTO

The struggles and glory of growing from a coder to leader

“I don’t think I can keep going.”

It came out of nowhere, so I just stayed silent.

“I mean I love coding. I love what we are building. I just don’t love my job.”

I first met Chris at an early mentorship session of the accelerator her startup attended. We were paired up based on similar industry experiences and found we had an instant rapport. Since meeting several months back, we got into a…