Hi! My name’s Matt Collins.

I help companies build better online products and services.

This often involves helping teams apply the best modern principles to deliver more value in less time.

My Background

I previously co-founded and helped grow a number of online businesses:

  • Was the first CTO at LoveCrafts, a VC-backed e-commerce retailer, helping grow the business from almost nothing to £multi-million per year.
  • Co-founded and sold the UK’s first food-focused daily deals website.
  • Launched and sold a cosmetics subscription box business.

Prior to this, I developed software for Cisco‘s multi-billion dollar lines of networking gear while based in London and Paris.

Interests & Experience

  • Agile software development
  • Subscription e-commerce
  • Daily deals services
  • Private sales websites
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Django
  • Magento
  • DevOps
  • AWS, Azure, Heroku