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First Block with Julianna Lamb, Co-Founder and CTO of Stytch

By Anastasia Crew

Head of Notion for Startups

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Welcome to First Block, a Notion series where founders and executives from the world's leading companies tell us about the many “firsts” of their startup journeys. Hosted by our Co-founder and COO Akshay Kothari, this series explores the many ups and downs that founders face as they build their companies, and what they've learned along the way.

In our second episode, we spoke with Julianna Lamb, Co-founder and CTO of Stytch. Stytch helps developers secure and scale their applications with authentication and fraud prevention.

In this episode, we do a deep-dive into:

  • How Stytch came to be (and why)

  • The importance of understanding your customers’ needs

  • Why a structured hiring process matters

  • The value of a strong co-founder relationship

  • What to think about when building your team

What’s in this episode:

Read the full transcript here:

Episode two transcript

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