Bjoern Zinssmeister

Building @userfox (YC S11), formerly of @match.


I’ve become, what I wasn’t supposed to be


Almost a year ago I joined an up-and-coming YC startup called userfox. It wasn’t the easiest decision. I left a well-paid engineering job at a…


Product Valley

Building something takes effort. A lot of it. So if you shipped a product this year, a solid, well working product, I salute you.


Emails are the new landing pages


Not too long ago landing pages were terrible. They weren’t optimized for anything, had no clear call-to-action and in most cases it was hard to discern what…


It ships when it ships


Predicting when a task will be completed is hard. Engineers have struggled with this everywhere I’ve worked, including me. Some overestimate the time needed to build a…


I’ve become, what I wasn’t supposed to be


Almost a year ago I joined an up-and-coming YC startup called userfox. It wasn’t the easiest decision. I left a well-paid engineering job at a…