124 episodes

Can you bootstrap a profitable startup in 2021? Thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and product people have tried to launch their own web apps. But with so many venture-backed startups now, is it still possible? Follow Jon and Justin as they build their podcasting SaaS, Transistor.fm.

Build Your SaaS – bootstrap in 202‪1‬ Transistor.fm

    • Marketing
    • 4.8 • 72 Ratings

Can you bootstrap a profitable startup in 2021? Thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and product people have tried to launch their own web apps. But with so many venture-backed startups now, is it still possible? Follow Jon and Justin as they build their podcasting SaaS, Transistor.fm.

    We're doing this and it's weird

    We're doing this and it's weird

    Just the weirdness of it

    • 37 min
    Podcast companies losing money?

    Podcast companies losing money?

    2021 and still no flying cars

    • 44 min
    Jason Fried – you can't control the market

    Jason Fried – you can't control the market

    A disagreement on Twitter leads to a Skype call

    • 53 min
    What happened after Simon went full time on his SaaS?

    What happened after Simon went full time on his SaaS?

    Spoiler: he doubled revenue!

    • 52 min
    Landsman on software

    Landsman on software

    Ian Landsman talks about his 15-year history of building HelpSpot

    • 46 min
    How fragile is the prosumer SaaS market?

    How fragile is the prosumer SaaS market?

    Justin lost his voice and sounds like Steve-O.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

adamtatusko ,

Best. SaaS. Ever.

I ❤️ Transistor!

cblindsey3 ,

Awesome listen

I love hearing both the business and development side of things!

tcspalding ,

Came to listen about SaaS

Instead I got 30 minutes of socialist economic theory from two guys who don’t understand economics.

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