The Effective Founder Show

Patrick Campbell of ProfitWell

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Today, I’m talking with Patrick Campbell, the Founder and CEO at ProfitWell, a self-funded startup that solves the hardest parts of subscription growth. Patrick has been on the show a couple of times before and I’m super excited to have him back on, but the circumstances this time are a bit different. We recorded this interview in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and Patrick shares how he...

Ben Orenstein of Tuple

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Today, I’m talking with Ben Orenstein, a co-founder of Tuple, the best remote pair-programming app on macOS, and co-host of The Art of Product Podcast. Ben was a developer at thoughtbot but left to start Tuple to fill the gap in the remote pair-programming market after Slack shut down Screenhero. They launched just two years ago and in that time have grown to a place where the 3 co-founders have...

Anthony Eden of DNSimple

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Today, I’m talking with Anthony Eden, the Founder and CEO of DNSimple where they offer simple, secure domain management. Not only is Anthony and his team doing well into 7-figures a year of revenue, but they’re completely bootstrapped, fully remote, and only have 12 employees. Staying lean as a growing remote company is incredibly challenging and in our chat today Anthony walks through what makes...

Matt Wensing of Summit

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Today, I’m talking with Matt Wensing, the founder of Summit—a financial planning SaaS startup. Prior to Summit, Matt founded RiskPulse, a predictive intelligence tool for the whole supply chain. Matt was on the podcast about a year ago when he was first launching Summit, then called SimSaaS, and we talked about alternative financing options for startups. Since then, Matt sold RiskPulse to DHL...

Einar Vollset on COVID-19, TinySeed, and more…

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Today, I’m talking with Einar Vollset, a General Partner at TinySeed, the first startup accelerator designed for bootstrappers, and the Managing Partner at Discretion Capital, a technology enabled Investment Bank focused on M&A, due diligence and strategic partnership development. We’ve had this call scheduled for today, Wednesday, March 18th, for a while and planned to talk about TinySeed...

Aaron Zakowski of Zammo Digital

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Today, I’m talking with Aaron Zakowski, the founder of Zammo Digital, an agency that helps SaaS companies scale with pay-per-click ads. It is so hard to find advice for Facebook ads that actually applies to SaaS companies. It seems like everybody out there is selling a course on “How to Get Rich with Facebook Ads” with scammy tactics that I don’t want my brand associated with and aren’t going to...