December 29th, 2016 | 50 mins 2 secs
acquisition, agencies, business, saas
JD Graffam runs multiple agencies and SaaS applications, including Sifter, which he acquired from me in Spring of 2016.
December 26th, 2016 | 36 mins 7 secs
balsamiq, business, plugins, saas, support
Peldi originally set out to create a wireframing plugin for Jira but ultimately ended up creating a tiny empire of wireframing tools via plugins, downloadable software, and more recently SaaS.
December 24th, 2016 | 32 mins 42 secs
business, flying sphinx, open source, software, sphinx, support, thinking sphinx
Pat Allan is the maintainer of the Thinking Sphinx Ruby gem that interfaces with the Sphinx search engine. He has since turned that into a side business with the Flying Sphinx Heroku Add-on.
December 22nd, 2016 | 33 mins 35 secs
business, dns, dnsimple, domains, fraud, infrastructure, saas
Anthony Eden talks about building and running DNSimple, dealing with fraud, and how exhausting it can be running an infrastructure product at times.
December 20th, 2016 | 37 mins 54 secs
business, inspeqtor, open source, sidekiq, software, support
Mike Perham talks about open source, making a living off of software, running a business, and handling support.