#2129 How to outsource your tax headaches

I know so many founders who have had tax compliance issues that drove them crazy.
Well, today’s guest has a solution for that. We’ll talk about that and the other insanely companies he’s built.
Scott McFarlane is the founder Avalara, tax compliance software.

Scott McFarlane is the founder Avalara, tax compliance software.

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Growth Strategies for Small B2B SaaS Businesses to Scale Up

Countless major B2B SaaS providers started as small SaaS businesses.  They succeeded in the market…

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#2128 Pulling yourself out of depressive times

Joining me is someone I’ve known for years and watched as he struggled with challenges with his business.
But I also saw how committed he was. He’s here to talk about what that was like and how he pulled himself out of the hardest moments.
Matt Ackerson is the founder of AutoGrow.co, which teaches entrepreneurs how to grow their businesses smarter and faster with an online sales funnel and digital marketing.

Matt Ackerson is the founder of AutoGrow.co, which teaches entrepreneurs how to grow their businesses smarter and faster with an online sales funnel and digital marketing.

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#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 and softball players.

Erik Rico and Oscar Llarena are the founder of BatCLubUSA, a subscription service for baseball and softball players.

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#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.
Ivan Soto-Wright is the founder of Moonpay, a payments infrastructure for crypto.

Ivan Soto-Wright is the founder of Moonpay, a payments infrastructure for crypto.

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#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 story of how that happened.

Erik Allebest is the founder of Chess.com., the world’s largest chess community.

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#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 believe she really had that many doubts and doubters, but I’ll ask her about that in this interview.

Kara Goldin is the founder of Hint, fruit-infused flavored water.

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#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.

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#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 $500,000 ARR or less.

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#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 model and why things got a lot harder after they took significant funding.

Steve Lee is the co-founder of Aura Health, a mindfulness app.

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