Brian Casel is the founder of ZipMessage, a new way to communicate asynchronously. In this episode we talk about why he started the company, why he raised capital this time around and why he's never pursued his passion for music.
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What we covered in this episode:
- Where did the idea of ZipMessage come from?
- How Brian validated ZipMessage
- Brian's unconventional approach to validation
- Why Brian raised funding from Calm Company Fund
- How can people go from freelancer to productized service
- The importance of building processes in productized services
- Why Brian didn't follow his passion for music
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