50 episodes

Brian Casel (@casjam) and Jordan Gal (@jordangal) share their raw and real behind-the-scenes of their entrepreneur journeys. From bootstrapping software startups to raising money to selling and exiting businesses, to growing teams and the emotional rollercoaster that is startup life. It's all here in Brian and Jordan's weekly(ish) updates.

Bootstrapped Web Bootstrapped Web

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    • 4.9 • 55 Ratings

Brian Casel (@casjam) and Jordan Gal (@jordangal) share their raw and real behind-the-scenes of their entrepreneur journeys. From bootstrapping software startups to raising money to selling and exiting businesses, to growing teams and the emotional rollercoaster that is startup life. It's all here in Brian and Jordan's weekly(ish) updates.

    New Directions

    New Directions

    AI everywhere.  Zuck's shots fired.  Committing to the new direction.  Customer success.  "Starter for hire" consultancy concept.  Skiing.  Birthdays.
    Connect with Brian:

    Brian's SaaS, Clarityflow 
    Brian on Twitter: @casjam
    Brian on Threads: @brian.casel

    Connect with Jordan:

    Jordan's company, Rally
    Jordan on Twitter: @jordangal
    Jordan on Threads: @jordangal

    • 54 min
    2024 Calculus

    2024 Calculus

    Homepage experiments.  Marketing is too expensive.  Product-led growth.  VC game.  Bootstrapper game.  Cold outreach.  Over-correcting.  Shingles.  Vienna.  Snowboarding.  
    Connect with Jordan:

    Jordan's company, Rally
    Jordan on Twitter: @jordangal
    Jordan on Threads: @jordangal

    Connect with Brian:

    Brian's new content:  fullstackfounder.co 
    Brian's SaaS, Clarityflow 
    Brian on Twitter: @casjam
    Brian on Threads: @brian.casel

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Enough Time

    Enough Time

    Customer Success.  Offers product. Consulting aint so bad.  Hiring a video editor.  Redefining success.  Not enough time.  Ski trips with kids.  Ski trips with adults.  Selling before launching.  Alarms.
    Connect with Brian:

    Brian's new business:  fullstackfounder.co 
    Brian's SaaS, Clarityflow 
    Brian on Twitter: @casjam
    Brian on Threads: @brian.casel

    Connect with Jordan:

    Jordan's company, Rally
    Jordan on Twitter: @jordangal
    Jordan on Threads: @jordangal

    • 46 min
    Pipeline Energy

    Pipeline Energy

     
    Energizing the pipeline, energizing customer success, shipping a marketing site, unrealistic time estimations, getting snowed in, too much coffee (or not enough?)... 
    Connect with Jordan:

    Jordan's company, Rally
    Jordan on Twitter: @jordangal
    Jordan on Threads: @jordangal

    Connect with Brian:

    Brian's new business:  fullstackfounder.co 
    Brian's SaaS, Clarityflow 
    Brian on Twitter: @casjam
    Brian on Threads: @brian.casel

    • 34 min
    Blank Canvas

    Blank Canvas

    New Year, new start, a blank canvas...  Working more (or less).  Clarityflow Commerce.  New brand name.  YouTube.  Growing pipeline.  Selling a product two ways.  Runway pressure.  Just another year :)
    Connect with Brian and Jordan:

    Brian's building:  fullstackfounder.co (site is coming a few days after this episode publishes!)
    Brian's SaaS, Clarityflow 
    Brian on Twitter: @casjam
    Brian on Threads: @brian.casel
    Jordan's company, Rally
    Jordan on Twitter: @jordangal
    Jordan on Threads: @jordangal

    • 1 hr
    What would a young Jordan and Brian say?

    What would a young Jordan and Brian say?

    In our final show of 2023, we're going deep... What would our younger selves think?  What were our biggest milestones to date?  Hardest challenges?  What's our favorite "cheat code"?  
    Connect with Brian and Jordan:

    Brian's building:  InstrumentalProducts.com
    Brian's SaaS, Clarityflow 
    Brian on Twitter: @casjam
    Brian on Threads: @brian.casel
    Jordan's company, Rally
    Jordan on Twitter: @jordangal
    Jordan on Threads: @jordangal

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

ItsDanWu ,

Great insight into a founders psyche!

Love how Jordan and Brian are taking us with them on their founder journey. You don’t get insight into a founders psyche and day-to-day in any other podcast in my opinion. Rooting for you guys!

J. Barshop ,

Awesome show, highly recommend!

Brian, Jordan and their guests provide some incredibly actionable and compelling content, spotlighting incredible founder stories that are guaranteed to teach you something new.

Highly recommend listening and subscribing to Bootstrapped Web if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to effectively grow your business (and reach all of your overall goals as a result)!

Just for the culture ,

The most insightful podcast you'll find

Finally you get the chance to know about the struggles of growing a business as they're happening.

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