Getting real: sharing our founder struggles
It's a struggle when you're bootstrapping, but you're not yet full-time. Also: Spotify buying Gimlet for $200 million?
In this episode:
- Jon and Justin open up about the challenges of bootstrapping "on the side."
- How things have gotten harder (in some ways) now that we have customers.
- Jon is finding it hard to juggle his day job, and getting time to build the "big features."
- Justin flip-flips back and forth about investment. Would investors and advisors meddle too much?
- We also discuss the Spotify rumors: buying Gimlet for $200 - $230 million?
- Also, a theory about why Apple should have made Gimlet an offer.
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