The app developers behind
, Scott and Lida Hasbrouck, are bringing their latest start-up to Ann Arbor. Ginkgotree is in the process of setting up shop in Tech Brewery
where the Hasbroucks plan to take advantage of the community's entrepreneurial momentum and talent base.
"It's going to be easy for us to find new talent as we need it," Scott Hasbrouck says. "It's just a great start-up scene."
Scott Hasbrouck grew up in Jackson but has been living in Georgia where he has been pursuing a PhD in chemistry at the University of Georgia. He is shelving his PhD ambitions to take on his app business full-time and was attracted by Ann Arbor's growing start-up scene. The virtually based business will bring its staff of three to Ann Arbor over the next month.
is a note-taking app built for the education industry. The idea is to replace traditional notebooks used in schools with an efficient in-meeting note-taking app for both educators and students. Ginkgotree
will produce an app that address both the education and publishing industries. It is set to launch this fall.
"This will be a good solution that helps small publishers in the market grow," Scott Hasbrouck says.
Source: Scott Hasbrouck, CEO of Ginkgotree
Writer: Jon Zemke
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