Alex Goodison – Life as a teen tech entrepreneur
Alex is a 16-year-old iOS Developer living in Ireland. He has years of graphic design and app development experience under his belt and in 2015, launched Swiipe which was a news app with a twist. On Swiipe, you are able to view articles you are interested in one at a time. Swipe left if you want to dismiss the article and right if you want to save it for later. Swiipe gained global attention and has been Alex’s biggest success to date.
In this session, you will get an insight into what it’s like being a teenage tech entrepreneur. You will also learn about how Alex launched Swiipe on Product Hunt and how it gained attention from the media.
16 year-old Irish schoolboy, has developed a news-focused app called Swiipe “I wanted to read the news more often myself, but no news app was able to provide an experience worth going back for,” he explains.