MindSnacks, founded in San Francisco in May 2010, is a platform of language-learning games designed for touch screen devices. Traditionally, much of language instruction has used old-school methods like flashcards and rote memorization. “We wanted to be the opposite of that,” said Jesse Pickard, co-founder and CEO at MindSnacks. In early 2011, MindSnacks launched iPhone apps for learning Spanish, French and Italian.
A platform of educational games for touch-screen devices
Finding a reliable, flexible hosting solution that can grow with the company
Cloud Servers used for test/dev, analytics, rich media and data storage
The company can quickly deploy their apps; their games are optimized for App Store success; they can stay focused on their core business
…being able to have somebody else deal with all the backups, all the scalability, all the uptime issues – and all you have to do is just deploy your product? That’s just amazing. It’s beautiful.
It’s important to stay scrappy. One of the things that drew us toward Rackspace is being with a company that cares.