Co-founder of Transistor.fm
Appears in 147 Episodes
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 in SaaS wants to talk about this
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
Bootstrapping in France (Baptiste Jamin from Crisp)
An interview with Baptiste Jamin, the co-founder of Crisp. Crisp is affordable, high-quality customer support software.
What's it like getting acquired by Spotify? (Dave Zohrob from Chartable)
An interview with Dave Zohrob, co-founder of Chartable podcast analytics
Patrick Campbell: why ProfitWell sold to Paddle for $200M
Competing with ChartMogul and Baremetrics, whether you should "go big," and why the market is important
Going from $0 to $2 million in ARR in 7 years (the Missive story)
Three French Canadians built a profitable indie SaaS
Taylor Otwell: the business of Laravel in 2022
Becoming a better leader, so that your product can grow and thrive.
Why Customer Support = Startup Success
"Customer Support may be the most under-appreciated role in SaaS."
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 Transistor
Jon and Justin are reunited in the COVID capital of British Columbia
Reflecting on 2021
Jon and Justin record one last episode for 2021
Brian Casel, of Bootstrapped Web, chats about his new app
Brian talks about why ZipMessage feels different than his other SaaS projects
What does my daughter think of the podcast industry?
Justin interviews his daughter about podcast ads, women in podcasting, and how to attract more young listeners.
A few questions
We answer listener questions about bootstrapping, SaaS, and partnerships
Why should we care about our customers' feelings?
Get inspired to interview customers (with Michele Hansen)
This is a big step for us
Plus, what's with this summer SaaS slowdown?
Is venture capital bad?
Talking about venture capital with guest Spencer Fry (Podia)
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
Jason Fried – you can't control the market
A disagreement on Twitter leads to a Skype call
What happened after Simon went full time on his SaaS?
Spoiler: he doubled revenue!
Landsman on software
Ian Landsman talks about his 15-year history of building HelpSpot
How fragile is the prosumer SaaS market?
Justin lost his voice and sounds like Steve-O.
What it takes to launch a SaaS
Justin was a guest on the Framework podcast