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Welcome to the MicroConf Podcast! Featuring two episodes per week, we take a look back at the archives from MicroConf's past and publish the audio of some of the best talks delivered from the MC ...more

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August 25, 2020 00:32:39
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MicroConf Refresh Episode 9: Idea to Validation to Launch: The First 365 Days of Tuple with Ben Orenstein

MicroConf Starter 2019 After a year of full-time work, Ben has some new scars, some fresh knowledge, and a deep appreciation for the highs and lows of starting a business. Check out more MicroConf Talks from Ben ➡️ microconf.com/speakers/ben-orenstein Tuple ➡️https://tuple.app/ MicroConf Connect ➡️ http://microconfconnect.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/MicroConf E-mail ➡️ [email protected] MicroConf 2020 Headline Partners Stripe https://stripe.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Stripe Basecamp https://basecamp.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Basecamp ...

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August 20, 2020 00:29:12
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Episode 32: When Funding Ran Dry, These Founders Doubled Down on Growth w/ Jessica Baldwin and Joshua Toenyes

http://microconfonair.com Jessica Baldwin and Joshua Toenyes, the Co-Founders of Cardsetter, were seeking funding options in early 2020. Then the pandemic hit and their funding options seemed to run dry. As a result, the spent the last 5 months doubling down on growth, more than 5x-ing their customer base. MicroConf Connect ➡️ http://microconfconnect.comTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/MicroConfE-mail ➡️ [email protected] MicroConf 2020 Headline Partners Stripehttps://stripe.comTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Stripe Basecamphttps://basecamp.comTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Basecamp ...

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August 18, 2020 00:46:30
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MicroConf Refresh Episode 8: From Side Project to Full-Time Business in 8 Months with Abi Noda

MicroConf Starter 2019 Abi is the founder of Pull Reminders. Pull Reminders helps teams knock out code reviews faster on GitHub and is used by over 1,000+ companies like Pivotal, Buffer, and Instacart. Come hear the story of how I went from losing my job to bootstrapping my business to profitability over the course of several months. Pull Reminders ➡️https://pullreminders.com MicroConf Connect ➡️http://microconfconnect.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/MicroConf E-mail ➡️ [email protected] MicroConf 2020 Headline Partners Stripe Twitter: @Stripe stripe.com Basecamp Twitter: @Basecamp basecamp.com ...

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August 13, 2020 00:21:44
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Episode 31: SaaSMag and How to Access Traditional Media

microconfonair.com This week, we are joined by Thomas Smale, Co-Founder of FE International and Owner of SaaSMag to talk about how traditional media can be leveraged by startup foudners.   We also capitalize on Thomas' expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions in this episode, talking ahout buying and selling business, available funding strategies for acquiring businesses.   Tickets for MicroConf Remote are now on sale, grab your tickets at http://microconfremote.com. We had some issues with the recording, so this is a truncated version of this weeks episode.   ...

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August 11, 2020 00:37:09
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MicroConf Refresh Episode 7: An Unconventional Business: 10,000 Users, One-time Pricing, & a Two-Person Team with Claire Lew

MicroConf 2016 Claire Lew has run an unconventional business – this is the story of how she created a profitable, bootstrapped software company that has over 10,000+ people using our product, on a their-time pricing model, with just a two-person team. How do we they it? She’ll share our unconventional approach, why they chose it, and the greatest lessons they've learned along the way. MicroConf Connect ➡️ http://microconfconnect.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/MicroConf E-mail ➡️ [email protected] MicroConf 2020 Headline Partners Stripe https://stripe.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Stripe Basecamp https://basecamp.com Twitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Basecamp ...

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August 06, 2020 00:31:05
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Episode 30: The Pros and Cons of Productized Services

microconfonair.com Meryl Johnston is the co-founder of Bean Ninja's, a productized service built around Xero accounting and bookkeeping software. During this conversation, Rob and Meryl discuss the pro's and con's of productized services, how to build a product that is centered around a service that you don't own, and more. We also announced MicroConf Remote, our first virtual conference taking place on August 26th, 2020. For tickets, head over to http://microconfremote.com MicroConf Connect ➡️ http://microconfconnect.comTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/MicroConfE-mail ➡️ [email protected] MicroConf 2020 Headline Partners Stripehttps://stripe.comTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Stripe Basecamphttps://basecamp.comTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/Basecamp ...

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