Trouble Makers

Maker Mag

A monthly podcast about solo entrepreneurship, bootstrapping, and indie makers.

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Harry Dry is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Marketing Examples. He grew his email list from 0 to 6,000 subscribers in a just few months. Listen to his conversation with Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag, and explore all previous episodes on Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Oct 2019

29 min

Lynne Tye, founder of Key Values, has lived many different lives before. Today, she helps engineering teams tell the world about their culture and how their values translate into daily practices. Key Values is a profitable solo business. Listen to her conversation with Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag, and see all previous episodes on Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack. See Blockstack's page on Key Values.

Oct 2019

28 min 38 sec

Sahil Lavingia, founder of Gumroad, discusses going from VC-backed to indie startup, building a sustainable business, the freeing effect of open financials, leaving Silicon Valley, remote work, and the no-code movement with James Gallagher, author, researcher, and editor at Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Aug 2019

29 min 26 sec

Brad Feld, entrepreneur, author, and venture capitalist, discusses the importance of startup communities with James Gallagher, author, researcher, and editor at Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Aug 2019

36 min 30 sec

Kate Kendall, serial entrepreneur and founder of CloudPeeps, The Fetch, Freelance Friday and recently, Indie Labs and Atto.VC, is one of the biggest champions on the indie way. In this episode, she discusses raising $1M for her first startup, the freedom of a flexible lifestyle, building a no-code MVP to gain traction, the power of 1:1 relationships, leaving San Francisco, and customer-first companies. See all previous episodes on Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Jul 2019

29 min 11 sec

Tyler Tringas, founder of Earnest Capital, discusses the origin of his alternative to traditional VC funds, the radical transparency movement, building a community of founders and mentors, investing in Default Alive Companies, paid versus freemium models, and more with James Gallagher, editor at Maker Mag, Publicly Traded Person, Pioneer winner, and author of the book "Life Capital". See all previous episodes on Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Jun 2019

30 min 47 sec

Josh Pigford, founder of Baremetrics, discusses his many side projects, when to decide it's time to kill an idea, and the Open Startups movement. In chat with Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Apr 2019

25 min 49 sec

Al Chen discusses the no-code movement and tools to help makers build products without code with Ben Tossell, the founder of MakerPad and the Head of Platform at Earnest Capital. When does no-code make sense? What is the future of no-code? Listen for answer to these, and more. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Apr 2019

34 min 20 sec

A conversation between Paul Jarvis, author of Company of One, and Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag. Talking about passion vs pragmatism, growth vs sustainability, connecting with customers at scale vs personal touches, and more. Sponsored by Blockstack.

Feb 2019

27 min 42 sec