What you should know as a founder of a software company

Ivan Mir: "Starting a business is like roaming in a fog. It would be nice to have some kind of a map. Here's what we've learned in our years running a startup."


Code For Cash – Month 10 Report

Zack Burt: "Last month things were bad at our company. We were dying. So I set modest goals and said if I achieved them I'd consider the month a success."


Bootstrapping in a Nutshell, Part 2: How to Validate Ideas by Talking to Customers

Jérémy Mouzin: "Validating your idea by talking to customers before doing any building is the most difficult part of bootstrapping a business."


The MVP Paradox

Maitrik Kataria: "An MVP is not a cheaper product. Nor is it a minimal version of a product with the smallest possible feature set."


Before and After Product-Market Fit with Peter and Calvin from Segment

Why is it so difficult to find product-market fit early on? And how do you find it, anyway? Peter and Calvin from Segment answer these questions and more.


Don't Think About Marketing Your Side Project

Karl Hughes: "The Side Project Marketing Checklist is a comprehensive, chronologically ordered list of marketing tactics for your next side project."


Finding Your Next Idea with Philippe Lehoux of MissiveApp.com

Ever since he launched a profitable website as a teenager, Philippe Lehoux has had an uncanny ability to find something bigger and better to work on. Learn how a lifetime of experience as an entrepreneur has given him the confidence to move on from a business that brings in over $50,000/month.

Episode #33
59 minutes

Before and After Product-Market Fit with Peter and Calvin from Segment

Why is it so difficult to recognize product-market fit before you find it? And how do you find it, anyway? Learn about the struggles the team behind Segment faced, and how everything changed after they built a product that people wanted.

Episode #32
54 minutes

How Kevin McArdle Quit His Job and Bought 28 Businesses in Two Years

Most aspiring entrepreneurs assume they have to start from scratch. But when Kevin McArdle left his job at 38 with a wife, a mortgage, and 4 kids, he wanted to get a head start. Learn how Kevin and his partners at SureSwift Capital bought almost 30 companies in two years, and how they're helping to change founders' lives through 6- and 7-figure exits.

Episode #31
67 minutes

Pivoting Your Way to Three Million Users with Vivek Ravisankar

The founder of HackerRank tells the story of how he and his cofounder went from multiple failed businesses as brand new founders working from India to the creators of one of the most influential websites for programmers and tech companies.

Episode #30
61 minutes
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