Bootstrapping V. Venture Capital. This is an ongoing discussion in the SaaS startup community for the last decade . The question is less about the how, and more often about the why and when. MicroConf has always advocated for self-funding and customer centered entrepreneurship, while venture capital can be a chase for profit.
We're chatting this week with Hana Mohan, founder of MagicBell.io (https://magicbell.io) about her experience bootstrapping her last company (SupportBee) to $45K MRR and deciding to accept YC funding in 2021 after her exit.
Hana is the co-founder & CEO of MagicBell. She is a proud transgender woman who is passionate about empowering women & other minorities. She lives in Barcelona with her two cats.
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In this episode, we are sharing the audio from one of our recent YouTube videos in which Rob Walling dives into 10 SaaS mistakes to avoid. You'll learn how to shortcut your success with the fundamentals of what's needed for SaaS growth. He'll be going over SaaS marketing tips, bootstrapping, MRR, and more. Watch the original video here: https://youtu.be/8Jjb7fPV6PQ Bootstrapper's Guidebook to Outside Funding According to our 2021 State of Independent SaaS report, nearly 30% of founders said they were actively considering some form of outside funding. To help understand the options, we have recently released the Bootstrapper's Guidebook to Outside Funding. Check it out at microconf.com/funding-guide ...
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