Each week Baremetrics Founder, Josh Pigford, sits down with a different founder to talk shop. Get honest, insightful looks in to how other founders run their businesses.
James Smith (BugSnag)16/05/2017 Duration: 45min
Welcome to Founder Chats, the show where I, Josh Pigford, Founder of Baremetrics, hop on a call with my founder pals and get the stories of how they started and grew their businesses. This week I talk with James Smith of BugSnag, where they do application error monitoring. We talk about breaking computers as a kid, using open source as a way to get initial traction, marketing to developers, the role of data in decision making a bunch more. Hope you enjoy it! http://founderchats.com https://bugsnag.com https://baremetrics.com
Jesse Mecham (YouNeedABudget)25/04/2017 Duration: 49min
Welcome to Founder Chats, the show where I, Josh Pigford, Founder of Baremetrics, hop on a call with my founder pals and get the stories of how they started and grew their businesses. This week I talk with Jesse Mecham of YouNeedABudget, where they help people get out debt and get control of their money. We talk about how he majored in accounting on whim, sold downloadable spreadsheets to pay rent, switching from a one-time payment setup to subscription and so much more. Hope you enjoy it! http://founderchats.com https://youneedabudget.com https://baremetrics.com
Colin Nederkoorn (Customer.io)18/04/2017 Duration: 55min
Welcome to Founder Chats, the show where I, Josh Pigford, Founder of Baremetrics, hop on a call with my founder pals and get the stories of how they started and grew their businesses. This week I talk with Colin Nederkoorn of Customer.io, where they help companies automate customer lifecycle emails and campaigns. We chat about growing up in Singapore, watching his dad run an international shipping logistics company, working nearly a dozen different jobs before founding Customer.io, and biking across the country. Such an interesting story. Hope you enjoy it! http://founderchats.com https://customer.io https://baremetrics.com
Spencer Fry (Coach)05/01/2017 Duration: 26min
This week, I chat with Spencer Fry, founder and CEO of Coach. In this episode we talk about starting businesses while in college, being a non-technical co-founder, the pros and cons of having co-founders and the appeal of entrepreneurship! http://founderchats.com
JD Graffam (SimpleFocus)08/12/2016 Duration: 48min
This week, I chat with JD Graffam, founder of SimpleFocus and serial buyer of small SaaS companies. In this episode we talk about building an agency and transitioning in to buying up smaller SaaS products and turning them in to money making machines! founderchats.com
Todd Garland (BuySellAds)10/11/2016 Duration: 28min
https://founderchats.com This week, I chat with Todd Garland, founder of BuySellAds. In this episode we talk a whole lot about advertising on the web, the ad industry as a whole, ad blocking, niche ad networks and growing a bootstrapped business!
Wade Foster (Zapier)03/11/2016 Duration: 34min
https://founderchats.com This week, I chat with Wade Foster, co-founder and CEO of Zapier. In this episode we talk about the business impact of features, how to make use of partnerships, the benefit of Y Combinator, managing a huge fully remote team, content marketing, and more!
Natalie Nagele (Wildbit)13/10/2016 Duration: 34min
This week, I chat with Natalie Nagele, co-founder of Wildbit, makers of Beanstalk, Postmark and Deploybot. https://founderchats.com/founder-chats-natalie-nagele-wildbit-cbe18201f04d
Aaron Epstein (Creative Market)06/10/2016 Duration: 39min
This week, I chat with Aaron Epstein, founder of Creative Market, which is a online marketplace for design assets (icons, photography, illustrations, etc). In this episode we talk about Creative Market’s origin, growth and acquisition, building communities, Y Combinator, design and more! https://founderchats.com/founder-chats-aaron-epstein-creative-market-6f1d1cdb4883
John O'Nolan (Ghost)29/09/2016 Duration: 30min
This week I chat with John O’Nolan, Founder of Ghost, a publishing platform for professional bloggers. John’s got a really interesting origin story for Ghost (it was a crowdfunded on Kickstarter). Ghost is a startup, but operates as a non-profit incorporated in Singapore with their entire team spread across the globe. In this episode we talk Kickstarter, building open-source software, running a non-profit software company and much more. Enjoy!
James Gill (GoSquared)15/09/2016 Duration: 46min
This week I chat with James Gill, Founder of GoSquared, which offers real-time web analytics, among other things. http://founderchats.com
Laura Roeder (Edgar)08/09/2016 Duration: 35min
https://founderchats.com/laura-roeder-94ba63168ba3 This week on Founder Chats I talk with Laura Roeder of Edgar! We talk building audiences, using audiences to launch products, parenting, the benefits of networking, growing a company and more!
David Cancel (Drift)01/09/2016 Duration: 48min
This week I sit down to chat with Drift founder, David Cancel. David has been founding things for over a decade and has been a part of great companies like Compete, Lookery, Ghostery, Performable, HubSpot and more!