In a heartwarming cross-border collaboration, Honey Mittal from India and Sohaib Muhammad from Pakistan teamed up to create a tech sensation. Meeting in Singapore while working at different startups, the duo quickly bonded over shared values and a passion for the developer ecosystem.
Their brainchild, Locofy, a groundbreaking platform that swiftly converts design files into front-end code, was born out of this partnership. Within a year, this startup has impressively secured over $7.3 million in funding from notable investors like BoldCap, Accel, TPG Capital-backed private equity firm Northstar Ventures and GGV.
What to know? Honey’s journey from a humble background in Dehradun to becoming a tech entrepreneur in Singapore is nothing short of inspiring. Similarly, Sohaib, hailing from Pakistan, found better opportunities in Singapore, echoing Honey’s story of growth and ambition.
Their professional camaraderie began at Wego, where Honey was impressed by Sohaib’s quick learning and exceptional development skills.
The global pandemic in 2020 presented a unique opportunity. While brainstorming, Sohaib envisioned a low-code platform, and with Honey’s support, Locofy was launched.
Their debut on Product Hunt was a massive success, bagging multiple awards.
Today, Locofy boasts users from over 195 countries and has automated a whopping 50 million lines of code. The duo’s ambition? To emulate the success of giants like Amazon Web Services for developers. Their story is not just about tech innovation but also about transcending borders and building on shared dreams.
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