Why I went into the mortgage industry

1 · Erik Bernhardsson · Feb. 17, 2017, 5 a.m.
I just realized last Thursday that I have spent two full years at Better, incidentally on the same day as we announced a $15M round led by Kleiner Perkins. So it was a good point to reflect a bit and think back – what the F led me to abandon my role managing the machine learning team at Spotify? To join some random startup in the world’s most boring industry? So here’s my justification why I love being where I am: Follow the smart people with the good ideas Back in 2008, I joined a then unknown ...