In the next episode of our new podcast Uncovered, our guest is Brie Code. Code is the founder and CEO of TRU LUV, a startup based mostly out of Toronto that has its roots in the recreation industry, but that is using a radically distinctive tactic to designing interactive encounters primarily based on a historically-forgotten motivating paradigm named ‘tend-and-befriend,’ an substitute to the ‘fight-or-flight’ reaction aimed at by most AAA activity studios.
Code’s startup created #SelfCare, a cell application that encourages buyers to examine a assortment of interactive ordeals that are intended to do more than just motivate them to interact in competitive behavior possibly with other gamers, or with computer-managed antagonists. The commitment for creating this form of factor for Code arrived from recognizing its absence in the present market place, and pinpointing a enormous demand from customers hole that just was not being resolved. Making on her experience in the match marketplace engineering interactions for non-player people (NPCs) and her exploration of academic study on the topic of ‘tend-and-befriend,’ Code established up to make a undertaking-scalable organization to determine a new group of enjoyment.
TRU LUV’s first touchpoint with customers might be its application, but the startup has massive ambitions that increase all the way to a much larger mission of “healing our marriage with technologies.” Chatting with the founder powering that pursuit reveals how deeply that mission runs both of those with her, and her startup.
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