#2127 Turning an unlikely product into a service

Today I’m talking to two cofounder about this unbelievable service they have created. It’s a fascinating model solving a very specific pain point for a very specific group of people. I’ll ask them about it all in this interview. Erik Rico and Oscar Llarena are the founder of BatCLubUSA, a subscription service for baseball andContinue reading “#2127 Turning an unlikely product into a service”

#2126 Bootstrapping and ambitious idea in crypto

Today’s guest is solving such a pain for anyone who has ever tried to make a transaction using cryptocurrency. I would have guessed that he was backed by huge VCs based on the product he’s built but it turns out the whole thing is bootstrapped! I want to find out how he did it. IvanContinue reading “#2126 Bootstrapping and ambitious idea in crypto”

#2125 How much money does chess.com make?

Nobody thought the old game of chess could turn into a real business in a world with internet. Frankly, there was a time when Erik Allebest, Chess.com’s founder, didn’t think it would and even tried turning his attention to a bigger, sexier market. But through constant cranking away, Chess.com became huge business. This is the shocking storyContinue reading “#2125 How much money does chess.com make?”

#2124 Hint founder on overcoming doubts and doubters

Today I’m talking to Kara Goldin, the founder of Hint, a flavored water I see all over San Francisco. I invited her here to talk about how she built up the business and a large part of this interview is based on her freaking amazing book, Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts and Doubters. I actually don’t believeContinue reading “#2124 Hint founder on overcoming doubts and doubters”

#2123 The easiest way to design and build physical products

If you’re an entrepreneur who had an idea for a physical product but is overwhelmed by the idea of bringing it to life, you need this interview. John McEleney is the founder of OnShape, a Software-as-a-Service product development platform. John McEleney is the founder of OnShape, a Software-as-a-Service product development platform. Sponsored by HostGator –Continue reading “#2123 The easiest way to design and build physical products”

#2122 Building the Zillow of startup acquisitions

My guest today is someone who comes off humble but I’m here to challenge him on that. I think it’s an act. We’ll find out in this interview. Andrew Gazdecki is the founder of MicroAcquire which lists startups with $500,000 ARR or less. Andrew Gazdecki is the founder of MicroAcquire which lists startups with $500,000Continue reading “#2122 Building the Zillow of startup acquisitions”

#2121 A mindfulness app for the creator economy

Today’s guest was not the type of person who was selling candy as a kid because he was so entrepreneurial. But he did really care about health–particularly mental health. So Steve Lee and his brother built a mindfulness app called Aura. In this interview, we’ll talk about how they found a more modern business modelContinue reading “#2121 A mindfulness app for the creator economy”

#2120 Applying SaaS economics outside of software

Today’s guest created a car wash company that I am so freaking fascinated by. He took an old business model and was able to incorporate a membership component to it. Well, that business led to an experiment that gave him an entirely new business idea. I want to find out how he did it. BrentContinue reading “#2120 Applying SaaS economics outside of software”

#2119 The $100M company you don’t know about yet

My guest today couldn’t understand why the research industry wasn’t catching up to the technology of, say, the advertising industry. So he decided to do something about it. Patrick Comer is the founder of Luc.id, which helps companies make data-driven decisions inspired by the sentiments of real people. Patrick Comer is the founder of Luc.id,Continue reading “#2119 The $100M company you don’t know about yet”

#2118 $80M ARR by year two??!?

Today’s guest is someone who got $250K in credit card debt while trying to build his first business. In this interview, you’ll hear how his stubbornness got him out of that situation and into back-to-back multi-million dollar e-commerce businesses. Today, Jeff Lee is the founder of FitTrack, a simple solution to help you gain insightContinue reading “#2118 $80M ARR by year two??!?”

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