Startups For the Rest of Us

By Startups For the Rest of Us

The longest running (and most popular) podcast for bootstrapped and mostly bootstrapped startups, this show follow the stories of founders as they start, acquire, and grow SaaS companies. Hear when they fail, struggle, succeed, and take you with them through the tumultuous life of a SaaS founder. If you like Mixergy, This Week in Startups, or SaaStr, you’ll enjoy Startup for the Rest of Us.

  1. 1.
    Episode 560 | When to Hire, Square Business Banking, and More Bootstrapper News
    38:11
  2. 2.
    Episode 559 | Bootstrapping a Two-Sided Marketplace with MicroAquire
    34:06
  3. 3.
    Episode 558 | Thinking Through Funding as a Bootstrapper
    43:22
  4. 4.
    Episode 557 | Investing for Founders
    25:42
  5. 5.
    Episode 556 | Zero to $26k MRR as the Solo Founder of Rails Autoscale
    28:37
  6. 6.
    Episode 555 | Businesses You Can Bootstrap, W2 vs. Contract, Enterprise Pricing, and More Listener Questions with Ruben Gamez
    36:29
  7. 7.
    Episode 554 | Thinking Through Your Exit + Grief and Entrepreneurship with Dr. Sherry Walling
    26:45
  8. 8.
    Episode 553 | Stack Overflow and Moz Acquired, Quitting Instead of Giving Up Remote Work, and More Bootstrapper News
    36:40
  1. 9.
    Episode 552 | Google Audits, Partnerships, and Freemium with Mike Taber
    35:40
  2. 10.
    Episode 551 | Task-level vs. Project-level Thinkers, No Such Thing as an Autopilot Business, and More (A Rob Solo Adventure)
    28:32
  3. 11.
    Episode 550 | Three Years of Grind to Six Figures in ARR with CloudForecast
    43:41
  4. 12.
    Episode 549 | Hiring vs. Outsourcing, E-commerce SaaS, and More Listener Questions with Jordan Gal
    41:24
  5. 13.
    Episode 548.5 | The Companies in TinySeed’s Spring 2021 Batch
    7:12
  6. 14.
    Episode 548 | The Grind of Building a SaaS During Nights & Weekends
    37:22
  7. 15.
    Episode 547 | Private Podcasting, Apple’s Announcement, and Accelerating Growth with Craig Hewitt
    36:49
  8. 16.
    Episode 546 | Hiring Entrepreneurial People, Anonymity, Disruptive Innovation, and More Listener Questions
    25:34
  9. 17.
    Episode 545 | The Value of Learning 80/20 Design Fundamentals
    27:25
  10. 18.
    Episode 544 | Annual Raises, Finding Good Startup People, and More Listener Questions with Josh Pigford
    46:43
  11. 19.
    Episode 543 | All Things Startup with #Mike Taber
    12:43
  12. 20.
    Episode 542 | 10x in Two Years, Past $3M ARR with SquadCast
    47:19
  13. 21.
    Episode 541 | Faster Horses & Product Myths, Life-changing Money, Dual Funnels, and More
    26:39
  14. 22.
    Episode 540 | Bootstrapper News. Twitter Spaces, Indie.vc Closing, Shopify, and More
    47:55
  15. 23.
    Episode 539 | Post-Exit Life, Writing Six Books, and Brewing Beer with Dan Norris
    1:03:30
  16. 24.
    Episode 538 | When to Sunset a Product, Enterprise Security Assessments, Lifetime Deals, and More Listener Questions
    41:23
  17. 25.
    Episode 537 | On Launching, Funding, and Growth with Serial SaaS Founder Rand Fishkin
    52:28
  18. 26.
    Episode 536 | A Few Things I Learned in 2020 (A Rob Solo Adventure)
    23:35
  19. 27.
    Episode 535 | A Bluetick Update with Mike Taber
    39:00
  20. 28.
    Episode 534 | A $4M Exit with Josh Pigford of Baremetrics
    46:13
  21. 29.
    Episode 533: Life Profitability After Two Exits (with Adii Pienaar)
    37:20
  22. 30.
    Episode 532 | The Art of Selling Your Business with John Warrillow
    40:48
  23. 31.
    Episode 531 | How a Non-Technical Founder Grew Past $45k MRR
    40:21
  24. 32.
    Episode 530 | Making Development Decisions, Regrets about Selling, and More Listener Questions (with Derrick Reimer)
    47:55
  25. 33.
    Episode 529 | A Pricing Deep Dive with Slingshot
    49:08
  26. 34.
    Episode 528 | 2021 Predictions from Rob and Mike
    31:21
  27. 35.
    Episode 527 | From Agency to SaaS, Equity Splits, and More Listener Questions with Courtland Allen
    42:13
  28. 36.
    Episode 526 | Launching, Learning, and Teaching with Justin Vincent
    36:42
  29. 37.
    Episode 525 | A Bootstrapping Artifact from 2005
    27:32
  30. 38.
    Episode 524 | Bootstrapping a Commodity SaaS
    32:23
  31. 39.
    Episode 523 | Breaking Through Plateaus, Entrepreneurship for Kids, Common Bootstrapper Mistakes, and More Listener Questions
    29:46
  32. 40.
    Episode 522 | Revisiting Castos, One Year Later
    44:53
  33. 41.
    TinySeed Tales S2E9 | Playing the Long Game
    19:48
  34. 42.
    Episode 521 | A Roundtable Discussion about a Potential Recession, Working from Home, Google Anti-trust, and More
    47:10
  35. 43.
    TinySeed Tales S2E8 | Upmarket Starts to Pay Off
    25:03
  36. 44.
    Episode 520 | Why a Million Dollar Agency Quit It All and Moved to SaaS
    37:41
  37. 45.
    TinySeed Tales S2E7 | A Global Pandemic
    17:43
  38. 46.
    Episode 519 | Profit Sharing, Stock Options, and Equity (A Rob Solo Adventure)
    27:16
  39. 47.
    TinySeed Tales S2E6 | Best Growth Month Ever
    20:24
  40. 48.
    Episode 518 | A Live LinkedIn Ads Consult with Anthony Blatner and Scatterspoke
    39:34
  41. 49.
    Episode 517.5 | The 2nd State of Independent SaaS Survey is Live
    1:41
  42. 50.
    TinySeed Tales S2E5 | The Gamble of Raising Prices
    17:54

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