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May 25, 2022
Userflow and Esben Friis-Jensen

How a three person team was able to grow their annual recurring revenue to 7-figures in less than a year

May 5, 2022
Remotion and Alexander Embiricos

With a head start in 2019, Remotion launched right when the pandemic forced many companies to go remote. They enable remote teams to build culture through casual conversations.

April 14, 2022
Harold and Kyleigh Smith

The company she was working for shut down, so she dove head first into her side projects. One year later she’s writing a book about what she learned.

March 30, 2022
Lawnbright and Craig Elworthy

Starting a lawn care subscription business after 15 years as a Saas product manager

March 16, 2022
Butter and Jakob Knutzen

How Butter is building a product to help facilitators host virtual workshops that people actually want to attend and beating the countless other companies trying to do the same thing

March 2, 2022
Alula and Liya Shuster-Bier

Making cancer less lonely. Building the product that she wishes had existed when she was diagnosed with cancer.

February 9, 2022
Gateway X and Jesse Pujji

What he learned from building four companies in one year

January 26, 2022
GrowthAssistant and Adriane Schwager

Lessons from hitting $50k in monthly recurring revenue in the first 100 days by offering businesses full-time offshore employees to handle growth related tasks

January 12, 2022
DwellWell and Samantha Carow

First time founder builds a product that helps first time homebuyers

December 20, 2021
Reflecting back on 2021

5 key insights from 19 interviews with founders and product leaders one year after their launch

December 1, 2021
Qatch and Nicole Phillips

Improving online shopping, building an ML-based personal stylist that recommends brands and products via text message

November 11, 2021
Funnel IQ and Matt Volm

Signing contracts with just a design prototype before any code was written, and growing a community for RevOps leaders to complement their core product

October 27, 2021
Scroobious and Allison Byers

A platform and community to help connect underrepresented founders and investors

October 13, 2021
Kanary and Rachel Vrabec

Helping people regain control of their personal information on the internet.

September 30, 2021
Toucan and Taylor Nieman

Rethinking language learning, beyond the game-like apps you always tell yourself you’ll use and never do

September 15, 2021
Virtually and Ish Baid

Building a platform that helps creators build and scale their own online school. A look back at the past year since graduating from Y Combinator and raising a $1.75M seed round.

September 1, 2021
Founderpath and Nathan Latka

Helping founders of (mostly) self-funded businesses get capital to accelerate growth without giving up equity or a board seat

August 18, 2021
Luma and Victor Pontis

They built and launched a product in a week and eight months later raised $3m to accelerate growth

August 4, 2021
Sesh and Tori Bergeron

Building a business that provides online group support led by licensed therapists during the global pandemic

July 28, 2021
Jason Fried, DHH, and Basecamp’s HEY

Lots of people have already written about why their policy changes were problematic. I asked Jason if he was concerned these policies would impact the diversity of Basecamp and make HEY less inclusive

July 14, 2021
mmhmm and Phil Libin

A year after their beta launch they announced $100m in funding, the co-founder of Evernote outlines his approach to building impactful products

June 30, 2021
Pinterest and Annie Ta

The Head of Inclusive Product gives us a glimpse into how Pinterest is working to make their product more inclusive and open.

June 16, 2021
Fairstream and Luke Mocke

How they pivoted their product strategy after their virtual career fair concept went viral

June 2, 2021
Hustle Crew and Abadesi Osunsade

Founder and CEO explains how she pivoted to a B2B model, what she learned from launching a membership product last year, and highlights the challenge of selling anti-racism products.

May 19, 2021
OpenPhone and Daryna Kulya

Co-founder and COO breaks down how she led her phone company through Y Combinator and made big, post-launch, product changes to create rapid growth

May 5, 2021
Florian and Emon Motamedi

How a solo founder is helping students avoid loans and get ahead in their careers

April 21, 2021
How to Product and Sefunmi Osinaike

How a book on product management morphed into a company that helps give people practical experience to confidently break into the tech industry

April 7, 2021
ChooseYourPlant and Victor Ribero

Launching a “How to” on houseplants and a houseplant community during shelter in place

March 26, 2021
Goodnight Zoom and Charlie Holtz

Bringing joy to isolated seniors and kids during a pandemic

March 16, 2021
Welcome to One Year Wiser

Introducing One Year Wiser. Interviews with founders and product leaders, one year after their product launch.

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