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Collin Davis on Fueling Growth with Tradeshows and Partnerships

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Collin Davis, the CTO of the automotive video tech company, WheelsTV, where he launched Dealer Video Showroom, a startup within a startup as he calls it. In our chat, we cover everything from how he got early validation for the product to how he and his team are preparing for rapid growth, but where we really dive in is how they...

Rob Walling on Life After Acquisition

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Rob Walling, whose resume is hard to cover in this short intro, but I’ll do my best. He was most recently the founder of Drip, a lightweight marketing automation tool that was acquired by LeadPages in 2016. Before that, he bought, grew, and sold the keyword tool HitTail, is a co-founder of FounderCafe, an online community of...

Christopher Gimmer on Bootstrapping to $20k MRR in One Year

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Subscribe on iTunes Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Christopher Gimmer, the co-founder and CEO of Snappa, a SaaS tool that lets marketers and entrepreneurs create graphics in seconds. Chris has only been in the startup world since 2014, but in that time he built a Bootstrap theme store up to $10k/mo in sales before selling it and bootstrapped his current...

Randy Rayess on Building a Startup by Scratching Your Own Itch

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Randy Rayess, the Co-Founder of Outgrow, a growth marketing platform that enables marketers to build interactive content/tools to increase customer engagement and boost demand generation.  Outgrow is Randy’s second startup, and in our chat today we cover how the idea for Outgrow came from running his first startup...

Andrew Dymski on Becoming an Authority by Podcasting

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Andrew Dymski, the CEO and Co-Founder at DoInbound, a company that provides the software, processes, and training to grow your inbound agency. I spoke with Andrew’s co-founder, Gray MacKenzie on Hubstaff’s Agency Advantage Podcast, and absolutely loved what they were doing to help agencies grow, but as I dug deeper it...

Kai Davis on Growing Your Startup With a Podcast Tour

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Today, I’m talking with Kai Davis, the founder of Double Your Audience, a consultancy that helps business owners manage their most valuable relationships, build new ones, and promote their business. In our chat, Kai shares how to grow your startup by going on a podcast tour. A lot of founders are wising up to the value of building their audience and authority by appearing on podcasts, but...