Build Your SaaS

As a part of Transistor's 4-year anniversary, Jon and Justin answer your questions

Show Notes

It's the fourth anniversary of Transistor's public launch! This is part 2 of "Jon and Justin answer your questions."
  • (00:37) - When did you start paying yourself how much you wanted to make?
  • (01:39) - Any broad advice for startups?
  • (11:43) - How did you decide on your tech stack?
  • (14:21) - How did you prioritize features?
  • (15:54) - Were you embarrased by the first version you shipped?
  • (17:53) - How did you decide on pricing?
  • (21:12) - How would you have found employees without your network?
  • (27:30) - Do you have more or less freedom or stress in your lives?

What should we talk about next?

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  1. Jason Charnes
  2. Mitchell Davis from
  3. Marcel Fahle, ​​
  4. Alex Payne
  5. Bill Condo
  6. Anton Zorin from
  7. Harris Kenny, Intro CRM podcast
  8. Oleg Kulyk
  9. Ethan Gunderson
  10. Ward Sandler, Memberspace
  11. Russell Brown,
  12. Noah Prail
  13. Colin Gray
  14. Austin Loveless
  15. Michael Sitver
  16. Paul Jarvis and Jack Ellis, Fathom
  17. Dan Buda
  18. Darby Frey
  19. Adam DuVander
  20. Dave Giunta (JOOnta)
  21. Kyle Fox
Thanks to our monthly supporters
  • Pascal from
  • Greg Park
  • Mitchell Davis from
  • Marcel Fahle,
  • Ethan Gunderson
  • Anton Zorin from
  • Bill Condo (@mavrck)
  • Ward from
  • Russell Brown from
  • Evandro Sasse
  • Austin Loveless
  • Michael Sitver
  • Fathom Analytics
  • Dan Buda
  • Colin Gray
  • Darby Frey
  • Dave Giunta

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Creators & Guests

Jon Buda
Co-founder of
Justin Jackson
Co-founder of
Chris Enns
Owner of Lemon Productions

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