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What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a real SaaS business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.

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What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a real SaaS business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.

iTunes Ratings

413 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Amazing!!

By Dave-3215 - May 22 2020
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Awesome show! Love the hard hitting content and it really helps you understand SaaS.

Valuable podcast

By disigenuous formalities - Apr 29 2020
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Efficient and to the point. A great way to get your turn on your brain and spark new ideas!

iTunes Ratings

413 Ratings
Average Ratings
348
12
6
10
37

Amazing!!

By Dave-3215 - May 22 2020
Read more
Awesome show! Love the hard hitting content and it really helps you understand SaaS.

Valuable podcast

By disigenuous formalities - Apr 29 2020
Read more
Efficient and to the point. A great way to get your turn on your brain and spark new ideas!
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SaaS Interviews with CEOs, Startups, Founders

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What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a real SaaS business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.

Rank #1: 1166 He Invented Mattress in a Box 20 years ago But Casper Out-Marketed Him

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Oct 03 2018

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Rank #2: How to Acquire a $180k Revenue SaaS Company for $3k With Ryan Kulp

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Ryan Kulp is a marketer and self-taught developer, best known as founder of Fomo.com. He and his wife buy and grow small companies together at their Micro PE fund, Fork Equity (forkequity.com). Ryan has been traveling full-time for 2 years and writes a data-driven travel blog at rickshawlabs.com.

On this episode we discuss how he finds companies to buy, why he's ok not getting huge, and how he ensures profitability. 

If you enjoy this episode, it'd help me out if you left a review. This helps me get hard to reach guests. 

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May 28 2020

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Rank #3: 1708 You're telling me your MRR is $7.5m with 35 Employees?

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John Corrigan, Co-Founder, CEO of SummitSync is most interesting man in the world you have never met or heard about. A native of Chicago now living in NYC, John spent a decent portion of his 20's having an unimpressive career in digital ad sales and corporate development selling a couple billion dollars of ads to the world's largest brands. Through boredom, randomness, and a strong desire to avoid graduate school in his late 20's John founded TravelsOfJohn an online newsletter that interviewed global thought leaders across politics, business, sports, and science. At its height achieving a readership of over 100,000 people per month. Having been raised by a civically focused mother, in 2012 John became the largest fundraiser under 30 for President Obama's re-election campaign, sitting on the President's National Finance Committee. Today in his 30's John and has found maturity with purpose as both founder and CEO of SummitSync. John has lead SummitSync to be one of the fastest growing enterprise SaaS companies in the US today. SummitSync provides sales enablement and marketing intelligence to drive more meetings for it's thousands of clients at the conferences and trade shows they attend. Outside of capital and political pursuits John is known to travel extensively, spend way to much time on his Instagram photo's, fly planes, ski, and read any book he can find on history and foreign policy.

Mar 28 2020

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Rank #4: Preston Pysh on Bitcoin $200,000, QE at the top, UBI at bottom, $10t+ Fed Balance Sheet?

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Apr 22 2020

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Rank #5: 962 Why Hubspot Spent 1000's+ Hours On Pricing

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Brian Halligan is Co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. He has co-authored two books, 'Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media', and 'Blogs Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Dead'. Recently, he's been writing about how to turn your startup into a scale-up. Top 10 Highest Rated CEO by Glassdoor in 2014, 2015, and 2017. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of the Year in 2011 and an Inc. Founders 40 in 2016. Brian is a senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School Of Management. His favorite charity is Camp Harbor View.

Mar 13 2018

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Rank #6: 1388 Does he really have $95k in MRR? You decide.

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Valentin Radu is a serial entrepreneur from Bucharest, Romania. He has founded four companies and had one important exit and one useful failure. Currently, he is the Founder & CEO of Omniconvert, a growth marketing platform for websites looking to become customer-centric.

May 13 2019

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Rank #7: 1272 How This Pricing Page Drives Big Expansion Revenue with $260k/mo Verblio CEO

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Steve Pockross is the CEO of Verblio, leading content creation marketplace platform. Steve previously served as VP of BD & Strategy at crowdsourcing pioneer LiveOps, and held leadership roles at Tendril, Western Union and multiple startups and nonprofits. Steve has an MBA from Kellogg and a BA from Wesleyan University.

Jan 17 2019

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Rank #8: 1065 He should sell for $300k. You agree?

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I've started as telecommunication engineer and switched to analytics quite fast. We were analyzing mobile network throughput, daily load, and other technical parameters. In 2007 I've started Fidelity Media as the advertising network. My team was busy with websites representation and ad operations mostly so when RTB appeared that was quite logical that we've continued as Supply Side Platform (SSP).

Jun 24 2018

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Rank #9: 947 Is He The New King of Education? 80k Student Customers and $24m in Revenue Says "Yes!"

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Ryan is the Founder and CEO of Treehouse. His mission is to create the future of education, so he can help as many people as possible. He's also obsessed with Spartan Racing.

Feb 26 2018

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Rank #10: 1177 Then Turn Your Customers into Advocates, North of $12m in ARR

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Rob Fuggetta is the world's leading Advocate marketing expert.

Rob Fuggetta (pronounced Few-jetta) is the author of Brand Advocates: Turning Enthusiastic Customers into a Powerful Marketing Force (John H. Wiley & Sons, Inc.), and Founder/CEO of Zuberance, the leading full-service Advocate marketing company.

Oct 14 2018

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Rank #11: 1203 SEMRush to hit $80m ARR This Year, Here's How

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As Chief Strategy Officer Eugene helped SEMrush to more than triple it’s revenue in less than 2 years and raised over $40m from Tier 1 VC firms. Before joining SEMrush Eugene was a partner at Target Global, pan-european growth stage venture fund that invests in consumer Internet space. There Eugene was in charge of US pipeline and invested in number of notable companies including Blue Apron(IPO), Lyft and Juno(acquired by Gett) Eugene started his VC career as Senior Associate and then Partner at Foresight Ventures. Foresight Ventures was focused on early stage US technology companies. Fund generated number of profitable exits over three years and was ranked top 10 Russian VC firm by Forbes in 2013.

Nov 09 2018

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Rank #12: 1317 He Left Eventbrite to Launch This, Growing Via API Partnerships

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Founder/CEO at Join It -- a platform that helps nonprofits and organizations manage their memberships. Previously at Eventbrite for 6 years, where I worked on the API and Developer platform.

Mar 03 2019

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Rank #13: 1263 1500 Governement Agencies Pay Him $2400/yr To Archive Social Media

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Anil Chawla is the Founder & CEO of ArchiveSocial. ArchiveSocial's technology ensures that organizations can maintain legal records of their social media, and is most often used to promote transparency in government. In 2017, ArchiveSocial collaborated with the Obama White House to launch the first-ever archive of presidential social media.

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #14: 1255 How This 27 Year Old Went from $0 to $70k in MRR in 6 months

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Based out of India, I'm a self-taught entrepreneur who started the online marketing journey at the age of 17. Coming from a Business family, entrepreneurship is rooted in my blood. At the age of 18, I launched my first WordPress security plugin that did 6 figures after which I launched Power Up Hosting in the year 2012 which is now an ISP and a seven-figure business. During my entire Journey, As a CEO, I am the sole Growth Hacker/Marketer in the company responsible for all the customers. My name got very popular in the SEO industry as the PBN guy which led me to launch GoPBN, the very first of its kind PBN Hosting company which does over $70k in monthly revenue which let me two more ventures FlameDomain and Funnelbake.

Dec 31 2018

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Rank #15: 1150 Detroit Based Referral Program software passes $600k in MRR

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Jeff Epstein is the founder and CEO of Ambassador (getambassador.com) a 40 person, venture-backed startup headquartered in metro Detroit. Ambassador provides relationship marketing software to some of the world's most recognizable brands. A lifelong entrepreneur, Jeff's first internet startup was in 2000 and provided online food ordering for college students. Jeff ran this startup while earning his BA from Michigan State University. While earning his J.D from Chicago-Kent School of Law, Jeff started an affiliate marketing company which he later sold before graduating to allow himself to pay off his law school loans.

Sep 17 2018

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Rank #16: 998 Influencer Marketing for ICO's Next Big Thing?

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Apr 18 2018

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Rank #17: 1260 Whitelabel SMB Tools Platform Raising $1m on $4m Pre with $1.5m in ARR

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Matthew is the founder and CEO of Qebot, helping businesses across the globe access and utilize software in a more productive way. Prior to Qebot, Matthew established a presence in mobile advertising and SMB marketing. His time with a very predominant marketing agency led Matthew to found and build Qebot.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #18: 1145 How Eero is Locking Down Distribution Channel for "Home Automation Wars" With $100m

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Nick is the CEO and co-founder of eero. Prior to eero, Nick worked at McKinsey & Company and then Menlo Ventures, where he sourced investments in startups such as Betterment, Periscope, and Ansible and worked with portfolio companies like Uber, Dropcam, and Roku. Frustrated by the WiFi solutions on the market and unable to find a better solution, he set out to build eero with his co-founders Amos Schallich and Nate Hardison. Nick is originally from Chicago, graduated from Stanford with a BS in Management Science & Engineering, and currently lives in San Francisco with his wife.

Sep 12 2018

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Rank #19: 1206 He Helps B2B SaaS CEO's Launch User Conferences

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Simone Vincenzi, known as The Experts Strategist, is the co-founder of GTeX, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine and Huffington Post contributor, TEDx speaker, Host of the podcast Explode Your Expert Business, author of 3 life-changing books. Simone is passionate about turning experts into authorities using his signature EXPLODE YOUR EXPERT BIZ programs. Every year he speaks in front of more than 5,000 business leaders, which included sharing the stage with Les Brown, Dr John DeMartini, Simone Sinek, John C. Maxwell and many more. He has also organised over 600 events, including Gary Vee speaking from York Hall boxing ring, and he is currently speaking in more than 200 stages every year. Following his passion for making an impact on the younger generation, he also partners with the largest youth organisations in the UK, helping them deliver more effective courses and training. Simone cannot live without 3 things: Speaking, basketball and playing his Didgeridoo.

Nov 12 2018

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Rank #20: Shutting podcast down today (nasty attack)

Oct 29 2019

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SalesPanda Launches Insurance Broker Pages at Scale, Profitable, Hits $400k Revenue

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I’m a digital marketing enthusiast and career sales guy. From selling auto components to computer software my life has circled around customers. After having worked for 15 years in companies like IBM, PwC, TCS, I decided to venture on my own. SalesPanda is an effort to help companies leverage the digital reach of their sales teams and channel partners to grow the customer outreach by 20X

Aug 09 2020

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KarmaBot Slack Tool Hits $200k Revenues, 233 Customers Using App Exchanges

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I grew up in the far-easter part of Siberia, studied Computer Science and Nuclear Physics, played in a band, got excited by the indie-games making and left uni to become a digital designer. For several years in the early 00’s, I’ve been working remotely, traveling and blogging extensively (before that became a popular mainstream thing) and ended up in New Zealand. Nowadays, I'm 'digital-nomading' (NZ -> Argentina -> Chile -> UK) and build Karma.

Aug 08 2020

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Param Solutions hits $35k MRR helping People Get Gov Developer Jobs

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I am one of the partners at Param Solutions based out of Ashburn, VA. We specialize in Human Capital Solutions and are passionate about helping our clients save on recruiting costs. I have a bachelor's in engineering and a Master's in MIS. I have over 2 decades of experience in Recruiting/Staffing/Corporate/In-house Recruiting and enjoy every aspect of candidate acquisition. I am squarely responsible for strategy, implementation, growth and account management for all accounts at Param that fall under the purview of our Human Capital vertical. After 8 years of running Param's staffing division I have created a new business service called Recruiting As A Service in Novemeber of 2018 to help clients save significant amounts of time while recruiting for talent, decrease time to fill, increase quality fof hires and eliminate exhorbitant recruiting fees!

Aug 07 2020

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ProfitBooks Hit $1m Revenue 2019, COVID Keeps Them Flat This Year

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Founder at ProfitBooks. Worked with MNCs like HSBC and Barclays for over 9yrs and helped them implement banking solutions before I started my own company. Started ProfitBooks in 2012 and since then acquired 75,000+ users on the platform. It's India's most popular accounting software today. Currently building solutions to organise single-person-bookkeeper industry.

Aug 06 2020

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SupportBee Ticket Software Hits $45k MRR, Bootstrapped, how?

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Hana Mohan is an entrepreneur, cyclist and an aspiring writer. She is a proud transgender woman (pronouns: she/her) and lives in Barcelona with her two cats.

Aug 05 2020

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Closet.Tools 1 Man Show, $250k Profits, $360k in Revenue, Wow!

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Born and raised in rural western NY. Went to engineering school and worked as an electrical engineer for 7 years. Started Closet Tools as a way to pay down student loans, and transitioned to full-time founder when it made more than double what I made at my day job.

Aug 04 2020

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SalesRoads: SaaS Companies Hire Him To Build SDR Team

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David Kreiger is the Founder and President of SalesRoads, a business-to-business appointment setting, lead generation and SDR outsourcing company. He has been named as one of The Most Influential Leaders in Sales & Lead Management by the SLMA. David has led SalesRoads through significant growth and the company was twice listed on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies. SalesRoads has been David consulted by some of the largest and fastest growing companies to help their organizations accelerate their sales through proactive prospecting

Aug 03 2020

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Woven.com: Ex Facebook CIO Looking to Re-Invent How We Setup Meetings

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As the former Chief Information Officer at Facebook, Tim Campos doubled overall productivity to $1.8 million per employee - making it the most productive company in the world. Now, as CEO of Woven, he is reimagining how people use their calendar, so they can spend time on what matters most.

Aug 02 2020

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NoteAffect MVP Cost $1.6m, Founder Bootstrapping Using Cash From Last Exit

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I am an entrepreneur. I like to transform ideas into working business models with multiple revenue streams. NoteAffect is my new venture (7th company) that provides software technology for the Education, Corporate, and Government sectors. I recently exited my 6th company, Core-apps.

Aug 01 2020

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Big brands, manufacturers with raw material (oil plastic) where going factory to warehouse.

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Adam Compain is the Founder & CEO of ClearMetal. Prior to ClearMetal, Adam spent 5 years at Google launching their geoCommerce technology and 19 years as the Executive Director of SEND, the nonprofit he founded. Adam holds five technology patents, two degrees from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Stanford.

Jul 31 2020

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Qebot Raising $1.5m With $1.2m in ARR Helping 1500 SMB's Be More Productive

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Matthew White is the CEO of Qebot. With a background in the digital marketing and mobile advertising sectors, Matthew and his partner Cornelius built Qebot to make businesses, franchises, and marketing agencies more productive by centralizing SaaS applications into a single platform.

Jul 30 2020

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PandaDoc Hits 14k Customers, $100+ ARPU, "Will Hit $19m in ARR in 2019"

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Jul 29 2020

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"Vested.io HR Tech Company Placed 100 Candidates, Doing $400k/yr "

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Akash Srivastava is Co-founder and CEO of Vested Technology, a recruiting automation platform. Vested Technology works alongside teams to identify, engage and hire passive candidates saving companies tons of money on additional headcount or agencies. Prior to founding Vested, Akash led finance at Handy and worked several roles on Wall Street. He took the scenic route to entrepreneurship; but he’s a huge believer of ‘better late than never’!

Jul 28 2020

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Advensure Launches, Hits 125 Customers in 4 Months Using 1 Big Channel

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Founder at Advensure & Ekahal. Love solving problems. Scuba Diving Dive Master and hopeful Scuba Instructor. Amateur(ish) Photographer. Awaiting freedom of time to travel.

Jul 27 2020

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EngageRocket Targets $3m Raise on $15m Valuation For HR Tech Platform

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CheeTung is the CEO of EngageRocket, a tech company using real-time analytics to help businesses improve talent retention and productivity. Columbia & Cambridge alum, economist by training. Generation T honoree for Asia Tatler, awarded to young leaders shaping the future of Asia.

Jul 26 2020

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Utm.io Hits 100 Customers, $75k Invested From Agency Biz, Now SaaS Focus

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UTM.io is the internet's most loved UTM link builder. UTM.io is widely used by the best companies and enables teams of all sizes to get better campaign tracking data.

Jul 25 2020

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GitLab Hits $2.7b Valuation is 20x+ Revenue Multiple, 160%+ in Net Revenue Retention, 10,000 Customers

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Sid’s passionate about empowering open source, enabling great products, and evolving global processes. A self-taught Ruby developer, Sid commercialized GitLab with its creator in 2012 and graduated from Y-Combinator in 2015. Since then, GitLab has grown to 800+ remote team members across 55+ countries, and raised $188.2M in funding.

Jul 24 2020

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Churnly Burning $40k/mo, Hits 20 Customers, $200k Revenue Helping SaaS Companies Reduce Churn

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3 x SaaS founder with 2 exits + former COO at The Guardian. Dropped out of school at 16, started first company at 24. Currently building Churnly to help companies deeply understand their ICP, analyze online customer behavior and predict churn. Competitive mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. Lives in London.

Jul 23 2020

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YetiCloud Does $280k in First Year Revenue Selling DevOp tool

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Founder and CEO of YetiCloud, Tim is a software engineer who recently left Capital One’s Tech Fellow program to make IT service desks non-existent.  Tim has over ten years of experience in large-scale operations, product, and open source communities.  Before founding YetiCloud, he worked for Puppet, FINRA, and the US Navy.

Jul 22 2020

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QuestionPro Hits $20m Revenue, $5m Cash In Bank, Selling 60% Of Company For $50m Next?

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I’m the founder of QuestionPro - a bootstrapped 20M run rate startup that helps companies measure and transform experiences. Born in India by way of Russia, Utah, Seattle, Bay Area - we are now in Austin - where I enjoy BBQ and briskets - we are on a mission to create a global, healthy, profitable SaaS company!

Jul 21 2020

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iTunes Ratings

413 Ratings
Average Ratings
348
12
6
10
37

Amazing!!

By Dave-3215 - May 22 2020
Read more
Awesome show! Love the hard hitting content and it really helps you understand SaaS.

Valuable podcast

By disigenuous formalities - Apr 29 2020
Read more
Efficient and to the point. A great way to get your turn on your brain and spark new ideas!