In 2016, Robert Tech, our founder realized: employee development isn't working efficiently. As a managing director of the medium-sized IT consultancy Assecor GmbH, he therefore decided to try out many different ways to optimize personnel development. He came up with the idea to offer his employees higher salaries if they complete voluntary trainings for development. However, contrary to his expectations, only very few made use of this opportunity.
The turning point
A co-worker told him that instead of developing his own skills, he preferred to play computer games because it was just more exciting. This experience was like a key moment. Robert began to wonder, how could you possibly transfer such motivational incentives to employee development?
The belief in a perfect personnel development never left the back of Robert's mind and after several conversations with customers, the idea of Growify was finally born. In 2018, Robert founded Growify GmbH as a sister company of Assecor GmbH.
We knew from the beginning, that it would be quite a technical challenge to achieve the goals we set and it's not a secret to tell that the development of a basic backend for Growify took almost 1.5 years. Today we can proudly say, that all the work paid off, and the result is a technology that is truly unique.