Jon Buda

Jon Buda

Co-founder of

Appears in 119 Episodes

Nashville team retreat: scary birds, country music, and a photo shoot

The whole team is on the show! Jon, Helen, Jason, Josh, and Justin are on the mics to discuss our recent team retreat to Nashville, Tennessee. If you're wondering what...

Startup coaching: helping founders and team members realize their full potential

This week Jon and Justin are joined by Marcella Chamorro. Previously, she worked in startup marketing but has recently transitioned to coaching founders and teams. We ...

Why we hired someone new

Jon and Justin welcome Joshua Anderton to the Transistor team! Josh is an amazingly talented full-stack web developer (Laravel, Rails, Tailwind CSS, Alpine, and more!)...

This would kill our company immediately

Jon's back from his first real vacation in years. In this episode, we discuss how we've been removing inactive accounts on Transistor, SVB, Section 174, Revin is shutt...

Super Fun SaaS Sales Tax (Part Deux)

Last week's episode hit a nerve! "The idea that every small software company in the world will be able to be in perfect compliance will every foreign federal, provinci...

Nobody wants to talk about this (SaaS sales tax)

Sales tax compliance: nobody in SaaS wants to talk about it. Jon and Justin tried to do something about it and it turned into a nightmare. According to Stripe Tax, the...

The gang goes to Montréal

The whole Transistor team got together for a retreat in Montréal. Jon, Justin, Helen, and Jason chat about the experience. What should we talk about next? Twitter: @bu...

Jon & Justin reveal everything (part 2)

As a part of Transistor's 4-year anniversary, Jon and Justin answer your questions

Jon & Justin reveal everything (part 1)

Transistor celebrates 4 years since the launch

What's it really like to work at Transistor?

We got the whole band together: Helen and Jason join Jon and Justin to talk about what it's really like to work at TransistorHelen, Jason, Jon, Justin, all squeezed in...

Founders' retreat

Jon and Justin are reunited in the COVID capital of British Columbia

Reflecting on 2021

Jon and Justin record one last episode for 2021

A few questions

We answer listener questions about bootstrapping, SaaS, and partnerships

This is a big step for us

Plus, what's with this summer SaaS slowdown?

Basecamp | Hiring | How to have a calm company

What happened at Basecamp? We announce our first full-time team member. And: cost/benefit analysis.

A good business will change your life (for real)

And, evil crypto Teletubbies

We're doing this and it's weird

Just the weirdness of it

Podcast companies losing money?

2021 and still no flying cars

How fragile is the prosumer SaaS market?

Justin lost his voice and sounds like Steve-O.


Justin is worried. Jon says "chill."

Break out

What do you do when you can't solve a problem on your own?

Talking about an acquisition

One of our competitors was acquired; what does that mean for us?

It's just too much

What happens when your SaaS grows 300% over the quarantine?

Waking up

Resisting oppression and resisting being an oppressor

Why there's no episode today

A quick update from Justin

Building software for 2030

Will we still be supporting Internet Explorer in a decade?

Simon is going full-time

Simon is quitting his job and going full-time on SnapShooter

They stole our idea!

What do you do when a competitor steals your idea? (plus: Justin and Jon have the giggles).People in tech get bent out of shape about who owns certain ideas, UI patter...

Starting over again on our SaaS

Catching up with the real-life stuff that's going on

What should we build next?

Bake that bread!

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