Finding extreme ways to get noticed. Nearly running out of money. Making a pivot with a completely new product and name. Moving the team to San Francisco at a moment’s notice.
If you are Alex Nucci and Ricardo Vazquez, co-founders of Blanket, that’s all part of the startup ride. Fortunately for Nucci and Vazquez, their startup also had local backers helping them through the ups and downs – and helping to keep them in Miami. More on that in a bit.
First, what is Blanket? Blanket has automated the sales development process. “Blanket helps you book more demos,” said Nucci, the CEO, who has previously worked in sales and marketing for Clutch and Shyp. “We prospect, email, build landing pages, and schedule calls for your sales reps.”