Investing in Brevity

Announcing our investment in Brevity's seed round.

Jason Chen

February 22, 2022

We first met Ryley Randall through our team at BYU. Although his calm demeanor is unassuming, after hearing his story, we were impressed by Ryley's depth of life experience. He spent years living in Ghana and Liberia. Returning to the US, he built a software agency to support small businesses moving into the digital age. Struggling to build apps that were truly "no-code", he embarked on a journey to fix that with Brevity.

Brevity exists because people and businesses all over the world need technology, but building functional websites, data stores, business logic, and integrations still requires expensive and rare engineering skills. Even in a market full of no- and lo-code options, Ryley and his team continued to run up against the limitations of existing products. 

Having lived this core pain point for so long with their agency, they are now building Brevity to be the tool they wish they had. It is designed to be scalable, extendable, and dynamic. And best of all, for users who want to eventually set off on their own, Brevity doesn't believe in holding you captive.

So — build on Brevity to start. Do it yourself, build with a friend, or work with an agency. For most companies, Brevity is all you'll ever need. But if you're looking to build a company that scales beyond the possibilities of no-code, then Brevity is here for you too. Export a clean codebase that sets the foundation for everything that's next.

We believe that effortless software creation is the future of no-code and early company building. Working with Ryley has been a joy, and we're excited to announce that we led Brevity's seed round alongside a number of exceptional angels. Looking forward to everything that's to come!

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