Presentation: Evolutionary Architecture: From Start-Up to Scale-Up


Location: Westminster, 4th flr.

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Wednesday

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Many young startup CTOs think that they need to create the perfect architecture from day one. Spending many hours creating the ideal microservice architecture before having market fit, and spending days customising infrastructure and deployments instead of using PaaS like Heroku could be the death of your startup. David Santoro, CTO & co-founder of Carwow, will share some of the principles and tricks he has used to evolve Carwow’s architecture from a three-person company run from a kitchen table to a 250-person scale up with a presence in three countries; no “platform rewrite” needed.

Speaker: David Santoro

David Santoro is the CTO and Co-Founder @carwowuk

David Santoro is the CTO and Co-Founder of, the FT1000 2018 6th fastest growing startup in Europe. He has been programming for over 20 years and making a living from it for over 16 years. He is a programmer at heart but more interested in creating successful businesses/products using technology rather than playing with cool tech.

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