How I grew my side project "fastlane" from 0 to tens of thousands users

  • 2017-05-10
  • Entrepreneurship
  • i2c
  • Innovation

i²c Founder & Investor Talk #35: Felix Krause, Creator of fastlane, iOS developer at Google


Felix will talk about how it got started with mobile app development, how he started his first companies before starting “fastlane”, which got acquired by Twitter and later Google. Felix will share lots of little things he learnt on his way, including the differences between Silicon Valley and Austria.


Felix Krause is the creator of fastlane, an open source toolchain for automating iOS and Android releases. After building fastlane during college, it got acquired by Twitter Fabric, and most recently got taken over by Google, where Felix now works full-time on open source mobile developer tools.


The Founder & Investor Talks organized by the Innovation Incubation Center (i2c) at TU Wien enable the audience to learn first-hand from experienced founders and investors. They share their international experiences, dos and don’ts and lessons learned during inspiring talks and answer questions in interactive Q&A-sessions. The talks are concluding with the possibility for networking with like-minded people accompanied by some free drinks. No fee, but registration is required on Eventbrite.


  • Felix Krause, Creator of fastlane, iOS developer at Google


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