Build Your SaaS – bootstrapping in 2019

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Nostalgia! Jon and Justin talk about their "tech origin stories."

Show Notes

If you used computers in the 80s and 90s you're going to love this episode.
  • Apple IIe in the school computer lab
  • The original Macintosh
  • "I wanted an Amiga so bad!"
  • The BBS scene: Wildcat, Roboboard/FX, being a SySop
  • Compuserve and AOL
  • Tandy 1000, 386, 486, building your own Pentium
  • Fave games: Commander Keen, King’s Quest, Wolfenstein, Doom, Duke Nukem, Raptor, Apogee Games
  • Our first websites: high school swim team website, snowboarding website (with a guestbook)
  • Our first computer businesses
It's a fun one. ;)

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What is Build Your SaaS – bootstrapping in 2019?

Can you bootstrap a profitable startup in 2019? 37signals did it in 2004, and since then 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 & launch their new product: