Latest Episodes

Laura Roeder on Managing a $4M ARR Remote Business


Today, I’m talking with Laura Roeder, the Founder and CEO of MeetEdgar, a social media automation solution that helps over 7,000 customers catalog and schedule their social posts and updates. Since their launch in June 2014, their team has grown from 2 to nearly 30 people today, and are doing more than $300,000 in monthly recurring revenue — bootstrapped the entire way. In our chat, we’re...

Omer Khan on Finding Traction for Your SaaS Startup


After helping hundreds of companies and talking to dozens of founders, Omer is an expert in what startups need to do to take their company to the next level. If you’re looking to grow your SaaS business the right way then this is the episode for you.

Ryan MacInnis on How to Scale Marketing on a Budget


Today, I’m talking with Ryan MacInnis, the Director of Marketing at the SaaS startup Voysis. Voysis uses AI to instantly adds natural language voice search to ecommerce apps. In layman’s terms, this means shoppers can search and shop by simply saying things like, “Show me running sneakers” or “Add these in size 11 to my cart.” Ryan has taken the marketing lessons he’s learned working for...

Ferdinand Goetzen on Building Your First Growth Team


Today, I’m talking with Ferdinand Goetzen, the Head of Growth at Recruitee, an applicant tracking and recruitment startup that helps teams of all sizes optimize their hiring process. Managing growth is one of the most crucial concerns for scaling startups, and Ferdinand and his team have some data-driven insights that can turn any startup founder into a growth hacker. In our chat, we’re going to...

Jay Gibb on Building a Remote Engineering Team


Today, on The Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Jay Gibb, the Founder, and CEO of CloudSponge, a SaaS startup, or as Jay refers to it, a feature as a service startup. CloudSpounge helps companies like Airbnb, Yelp, and GoFundMe tap into the power of address books to generate more leads and referrals. Jay has built CloudSponge as a developer-run, engineering-led company that is fully...

Jeremiah Smith on The 3-Step SaaS SEO Framework


Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Jeremiah Smith, the Founder and CEO of simpletiger, an agency that provides SEO services for SaaS companies. SEO can seem like the holy grail: a nearly unlimited flow of organic leads without having to pay a cent? What could be better? But if you’ve spent any time actually studying SEO, let alone implementing it, you know that the reality...