August 21, 2019

We signed our first paying customer

Albert Santalo @8baseAlbert

Our first paying customer was actually signed offline, rather than through the website. It was a startup looking to build on 8base and who wanted our professional services team to take the lead on design and development of their SaaS application. This was a six-figure deal with an incredibly saavy customer so we jumped in with both feet and really road-tested 8base for the first time.

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    Amazing. Signing them up offline, now that's what I call hustling!

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      Hustling for sure! Thanks, Troy.

Today's Top Milestones
  • Finished MVP 🏗
    Having a full-time job, friends, and girlfriend that I want to spend time with, it took me 1 month to finish the beta version of this project. I chose
  • Over $3k in revenue this month
    Over $3k in revenue this month from our new product - 🥳And it was only pre-release! - Sold over 90-lifetime deals - $3k revenue -
  • $10k in our first month
    In our first month, we've gained 45 paying students, with $10,048 of transactions. We're happy with the start we've made. Students and tutors seem sat
  • Expanding the team
    Our goal for the year is to be a viable, sustainable company. In order to accomplish this goal, we need help. It can't just be two of us co-founders.
  • Implemented license validation for the API
    This major milestone was difficult to achieve but is now complete. I'm so happy. The API uses Gumroad license keys for validation and reacts according
  • Our Indie Hackers Interview Goes Live!
    Our team at Speak Ai are huge fans of Indie Hackers. So, we were pleasantly surprised when their team reached out to us for an interview and feature.
  • Launched!
    Today I put up my website, and started sharing it with friends and other groups. This is an extremely quick and dirty MVP. I'll see if I get any sign-
  • Launched Marketing Page
    The app itself is making good progress, but I wanted to get a place up where I can send those who are interested in being my guinea pigs. I'd original
  • MyChat + Asterisk = Done!
  • MVP Soft Launch
    Over the last few months, Ive been building to reach a Minimum Viable Product state. Since happens to be a podcast host, it