Build Your SaaS – bootstrapping in 2019

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Summary

It's easy to get carried away with the "you gotta spend money to make money" meme.

Show Notes

How much does it cost to run a SaaS in 2018? We take a look at our bootstrap expenses.

Every business accrues monthly expenses. The danger? Business owners can get in the habit of spending money, believing that "you gotta spend money to make money."

Transistor's expenses

  • Start up:
    • Logo and branding: $2,500 
    • Stripe Atlas: $500
    • Legal: $366.45  
  • Monthly expenses:
    • Editing: $320 / month
    • AWS: $300 / month
    • Media: $60 / month
  • Yearly expenses:
    • Domain: $100 / year
    • Incorporation: $200 / year
    • Accounting: $2k / year

What do you think?

Show notes:

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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: Transistor.fm.