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Product Hunt Radio is a a weekly podcast with the people creating and exploring the future. Tune in every week with Ryan Hoover and Abadesi Osunsade as they're joined by founders, investors, journalists, and makers to discuss the latest in tech.

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    • 4.5 • 72 Ratings

Product Hunt Radio is a a weekly podcast with the people creating and exploring the future. Tune in every week with Ryan Hoover and Abadesi Osunsade as they're joined by founders, investors, journalists, and makers to discuss the latest in tech.

    How to bounce back as a maker with Josh Howarth

    How to bounce back as a maker with Josh Howarth

    On this episode Abadesi talks to Josh Howarth, co-founder of Exploding Topics.

    In this episode they talk about...

    * His early days as a maker and what he would change if he could do things over again.

    * The genesis and evolution of Exploding Topics and the lessons he’s learned through the process.

    * How writing updates kept him accountable as a solo founder and his advice for finding a co-founder you can work well with.

    We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. 😸

    • 48 min
    Making good typography more accessible and common design pitfalls to avoid with Matthew Paul

    Making good typography more accessible and common design pitfalls to avoid with Matthew Paul

    On this episode Abadesi talks to Matthew Paul, software product designer, researcher, and front-end engineer. He’s a former product designer at InVision, he’s worked on software and design systems at IBM, and has designed prototypes at Apple.

    In this episode they talk about...

    * The open-source design project he’s working on, and how to make good design more accessible.

    * Common design pitfalls to avoid and advice for working with designers.

    * How he’s working on his personal development and where he learns the most.

    We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Big thanks to Headspin Mobile for their support. 😸

    • 43 min
    The future of remote work and digital nomadism with Pieter Levels

    The future of remote work and digital nomadism with Pieter Levels

    On this episode Abadesi talks to Pieter Levels, founder of Nomad List, a global community of international travellers working around the world, RemoteOK, a job board for remote jobs, and Hoodmaps, a unique neighborhood map app.

    In this episode they talk about...

    * Bootstrapping versus VC, and why he doesn’t want to build a team around his products.

    * The difference between creating a website and building a community, and how to think about charging for your product.

    * What the future of remote work and the digital nomad lifestyle will look like.

    We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Big thanks to Headspin Mobile for their support. 😸

    • 38 min
    How to get acquired with Waseem Daher of Pilot

    How to get acquired with Waseem Daher of Pilot

    On this episode Abadesi talks to Waseem Daher, founder and CEO of Pilot. Pilot is bringing bookkeeping into the modern age. He has started (and sold!) two other companies prior to Pilot.

    In this episode they talk about...

    * The story of starting Pilot and what Waseem learned from his two previous companies.

    * When it makes sense to take venture capital versus bootstrap a business.

    * How to think about a potential acquisition.

    * How Waseem stays productive.

    We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Big thanks to Headspin Mobile for their support. 😸

    • 44 min
    How to design products that delight your users with Slack’s VP of design Ethan Eismann

    How to design products that delight your users with Slack’s VP of design Ethan Eismann

    On this episode Abadesi talks to Ethan Eismann, VP of Design at Slack. He has previously worked on flagship products at Google, Uber, and Airbnb, as well as at Adobe back when Flash was still a thing!

    In this episode they talk about...

    * The consumerization of the enterprise and bringing personality to software.

    * The design philosophy at Slack and how they use hypotheses in designing their products.

    * Customer-centric design and what it means to communicate energy as well as information.

    We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Big thanks to Headspin, Safety Wing, and Trulioo for their support.

    • 56 min
    How to sell your product to enterprise customers with Michelle Bacharach

    How to sell your product to enterprise customers with Michelle Bacharach

    On this episode Abadesi talks to Michelle Bacharach, founder and CEO of FINDMINE, a retail technology company that uses machine learning to scale the currently manual and tedious process of product curation. They are a fast-growing company with clients like Adidas, Perry Ellis, and Callaway.

    In this episode they talk about...

    * What led Michelle to found FINDMINE, and how they’re changing the buying experience.

    * Her advice for startups pitching big companies as potential clients.

    * How to close enterprise customers.

    We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Big thanks to Headspin, Safety Wing, and Trulioo for their support.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Scarlettosnow ,

LEVELSIO

I listened to the conversation with levelsio sith great interest. Would recommend to other founders or homebodies interested in hearing about other ways of living.

anglofox ,

Amazing down-to-earth interviews with Founders!

I’m really enjoying Product Hunt radio - the interviews are clear cut, eloquent, practical and fascinating. In particular, Abadesi’s conversation with Sharmadean Reid is full of practical and inspiring insights. Keep up the great work!

Elizabeth Kaster ,

Boring

Utterly boring.

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