Founder Chats
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Each week Baremetrics Founder, Josh Pigford, sits down with a different founder to talk shop. Get honest, insightful looks in to how other founders run their businesses.

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    Nathan Barry (ConvertKit)

    This week I talk with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit! Nathan and I talk about being a maker as a kid, graduating high school at 15, being inspired by working in fast food, deciding when to pack it up or buckle down and much more! Enjoy!

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    Brandon Foo (Polymail)

    This week I talk with Brandon Foo of Polymail! Brandon and I talk about how math has influenced him as a startup founder, about having a huge influx of new users thanks to being one of the top upvoted products on Product Hunt ever, balancing feedback from consumers when you’re building a business product and much more! Enjoy!

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    Des Traynor (Intercom)

    This week I talk with Des Traynor, co-founder of Intercom. Des and I talk about his path to co-founding Intercom, turning education on its head, how hiring is broken, the great re-bundling of software, the role of high-quality content in company growth and so much more.

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    Adii Pienaar (WooCommerce & Conversio)

    This week I talk with Adii Pienaar, founder of WooCommerce and Conversio. We discuss growing up in Cape Town, how Adii’s entrepreneurial father and teacher mother influenced his career path, how entrepreneurship gave him a sense of belonging and so much more. Enjoy!

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    Walter Chen (iDoneThis & Animalz)

    This week I talk with Walter Chen from iDoneThis & Animalz. Walter grew up a reluctant math wiz and became a lawyer primarily because he didn’t know what else he wanted to do. Soon after actually becoming a lawyer he realized that wasn’t his jam and quit to go on and found multiple startups. Walter’s an amazing content marketer and we learn how he used that to grow iDoneThis and ultimately to start Animalz, his content marketing agency. Enjoy!

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    Isaac Oates (Justworks)

    This week I talk with Isaac Oates of Justworks. Isaac’s journey from Amazon to Etsy to starting Justworks is fascinating and I think you’ll love it. Enjoy!

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    Chris Savage (Wistia)

    This week I talk with Chris Savage of Wistia. We talk about growing up surrounded by computers and coding, how filmmaking helped birth Wistia, what the key parts of success have been and how to stand out in the crowded video space. Hope you enjoy!

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    Michael Pryor (Trello)

    This week I talk with Michael Pryor of Trello. We talk about learning to code from computer magazines, working in a grocery store freezer, co-founding Fog Creek 17 years ago, coming up with the Trello concept, getting acquired for a huge sum of money, what it’s like working at a public company and so many other things.

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    James Smith (BugSnag)

    Welcome to Founder Chats, the show where I, Josh Pigford, Founder of Baremetrics, hop on a call with my founder pals and get the stories of how they started and grew their businesses.

    This week I talk with James Smith of BugSnag, where they do application error monitoring. We talk about breaking computers as a kid, using open source as a way to get initial traction, marketing to developers, the role of data in decision making a bunch more. Hope you enjoy it!

    http://founderchats.com https://bugsnag.com https://baremetrics.com

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    Jesse Mecham (YouNeedABudget)

    Welcome to Founder Chats, the show where I, Josh Pigford, Founder of Baremetrics, hop on a call with my founder pals and get the stories of how they started and grew their businesses.

    This week I talk with Jesse Mecham of YouNeedABudget, where they help people get out debt and get control of their money. We talk about how he majored in accounting on whim, sold downloadable spreadsheets to pay rent, switching from a one-time payment setup to subscription and so much more. Hope you enjoy it!

    http://founderchats.com https://youneedabudget.com https://baremetrics.com

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