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Vivian Dufour - co-founder of Meterian - enterprise sales for startups

Vivian Dufour - co-founder of Meterian - enterprise sales for startups

Episode 89 · · 32:56

Vivian Dufour is the CEO and co-founder of Meterian.Meterian is an open source vulnerability scanner.In this episode we talk about topics like:Selling to enterprisesWhy you need to m...

Ellen Chisa - Partner at Boldstart Ventures

Ellen Chisa - Partner at Boldstart Ventures

Episode 88 · · 38:26

Ellen Chisa is a partner at Boldstart Ventures. Prior to Boldstart, Ellen founded Darklang - a programming language. Before Darklang, Ellen worked in product. What we discussed: Star...

Developer quick-start guides with Amit Jotwani

Developer quick-start guides with Amit Jotwani

Episode 87 · · 39:59

How do you write a developer quick start guide that they will love?That's what we talk about with Amit Jotwani. Amit is the founder of HelloDX and previously worked in developer expe...

James Hawkins - co-founder & CEO of PostHog

James Hawkins - co-founder & CEO of PostHog

Episode 86 · · 39:51

James Hawkins is the cofounder and CEO of PostHog. PostHog is a platform to analyze, test, observe, and deploy new features.This is the second time James has been on and the episode ...

Buying Developer Tools Companies with Greg and Matt from Polychrome

Buying Developer Tools Companies with Greg and Matt from Polychrome

Episode 85 · · 45:39

Greg Lazarus and Matt Althauser are two of the cofounders of Polychrome - a company that buys small to medium sized B2B software businesses: with a focus on Developer Tools. Their po...

Bootstrapping Flagsmith to $3m ARR

Bootstrapping Flagsmith to $3m ARR

Episode 84 · · 50:28

Ben Rometsch is the founder of Flagsmith. Flagsmith is a Feature Flag & Remote Config Service that recently reached $3m ARR.Ben candidly shares exactly how they started, how they got...

Aaron Francis - how to make videos developers want to watch

Aaron Francis - how to make videos developers want to watch

Episode 83 · · 01:02:33

Aaron Francis is someone who needs little introduction. Especially if you've ever used Laravel or MySQL. Aaron built up the highly acclaimed PlanetScale YouTube channel and now publi...

What does your company brand promise? Dani Grant from Jam.dev

What does your company brand promise? Dani Grant from Jam.dev

Episode 82 · · 34:51

Dani Grant is the founder of Jam.dev - bug reporting that developers love.In this episode we discuss:Product development & user retentionIterating to product market fitBranding - wha...

Designing APIs with Chris Bell from Knock.app

Designing APIs with Chris Bell from Knock.app

Episode 81 · · 42:24

Chris Bell is the founder of Knock.app - flexible, reliable notifications infrastructure.In this episode we discuss:Designing APIsThe importance of champions when selling to enterpri...

3 BILLION searches per month without VC funding - Jason Bosco from Typesense

3 BILLION searches per month without VC funding - Jason Bosco from Typesense

Episode 80 · · 41:57

Jason Bosco is the founder of Typesense. Typesense is the Open Source alternative to Algolia. Typesense is a batteries-included Search API.We discuss how Jason built Typesense to be ...

Digger.dev - Pivoting four times, OpenTofu & ThePrimeagen

Digger.dev - Pivoting four times, OpenTofu & ThePrimeagen

Episode 79 · · 33:39

An interview with Igor Zalutski & Utpal Nadiger from Digger.dev.Digger is an Open Source Infrastructure as Code management tool that helps orchestrate Terraform and OpenTofu within y...

Dana Oshiro - General Partner at Heavybit

Dana Oshiro - General Partner at Heavybit

Episode 78 · · 48:14

Dana Oshiro is a General Partner at Heavybit. Heavybit is a VC that invests exclusively in developer-first startups.What we discuss:One sharp thing. Finding an addressable chunk of a...

Alex Bouchard from Hookdeck. Competition is a good sign

Alex Bouchard from Hookdeck. Competition is a good sign

Episode 77 · · 35:46

Alex Bouchard is the cofounder of Hookdeck. Hookdeck is an event gateway for asynchronous applications.What we discuss:- What is Hookdeck?- Category vs pivot- Gartner categoriesLinks...

Glauber Costa from Turso

Glauber Costa from Turso

Episode 76 · · 43:46

Glauber Costa is the founder of Turso - a fully managed SQLite database platform.Glauber shares how to make great CLIs, the story of Turso's pivot. Their pricing. And the importance ...

Making mobile apps for developers, with Anders Borum - creator of the most popular git client, Working Copy

Making mobile apps for developers, with Anders Borum - creator of the most popular git client, Working Copy

Episode 75 · · 31:57

Anders Borum shares how he created the number 1 git app in the app store - Working Copy.What we talk about:The origins of Working CopyWord of mouth vs App Store OptimisationOne time ...

Why developers trust Resend, with Zeno Rocha

Why developers trust Resend, with Zeno Rocha

Episode 74 · · 41:42

Zeno Rocha is the founder of Resend. Zeno is also the founder of React Email. Resend is a simple-to-use email API built for developers. Previously Zeno was the VP of DX at WorkOS and...

Startups don't need DevRel. A debate.

Startups don't need DevRel. A debate.

Episode 73 · · 42:11

Stefan Avram recently tweeted that "You shouldn't have devrels. Your customers should be your devrels"So I invited Stefan on to debate this with one of the industry's most respected ...

Getting Your first Enterprise Customers - Michael Grinich from WorkOS

Getting Your first Enterprise Customers - Michael Grinich from WorkOS

Episode 72 · · 39:21

Michael is the founder of WorkOS. WorkOS helps startups cross the enterprise chasm - it's a bit like the Stripe of Enterprise features. In this episode, we focus on selling to enterp...

How to launch on Product Hunt with Flo Merian

How to launch on Product Hunt with Flo Merian

Episode 71 · · 23:36

Flo Merian is a developer marketer who has run successful Product Hunt launches for numerous developer tools.Flo is also a maintainer of the Developer Marketing community and curates...

Make it real: Show the whole process - Lu Wilson from tldraw

Make it real: Show the whole process - Lu Wilson from tldraw

Episode 70 · · 30:32

Lu Wilson AKA todepond is one of the people behind tldraw, the infinite canvas for the internet.Lu also has a youtube channel, todepond.Lu also built the [hilarious] programming lang...

Exiting to Apple - Dennis Pilarinos from Unblocked

Exiting to Apple - Dennis Pilarinos from Unblocked

Episode 69 · · 33:46

Dennis Pilarinos is the founder of Unblocked. Unblocked allows lets you talk to your code base.Dennis previously founded Buddybuild - a CI/CD tool for mobile developers. In 2018, Bud...

OpenAI want to build the best developer product ever - OpenAI's first DevRel, Logan Kilpatrick

OpenAI want to build the best developer product ever - OpenAI's first DevRel, Logan Kilpatrick

Episode 68 · · 36:36

Guest: Logan Kilpatrick, member of OpenAI’s developer advocacy team, often described as OpenAI’s first DevRel.Highlights:Challenges and Growth: Logan discusses the evolution of devel...

Scaling a developer conference to 5,000 attendees with Ivan Burazin of Daytona

Scaling a developer conference to 5,000 attendees with Ivan Burazin of Daytona

Episode 67 · · 33:03

Ivan Burazin is the cofounder of DaytonaWhat we cover:- Scaling a 5,000 attendee conference- How to drive change in big organizations- Top down vs bottoms up approaches to growthDayt...

Pivoting a million dollar startup - DevCycle (Jonathan Norris, Brad Van Vugt & Andrew MacLean)

Pivoting a million dollar startup - DevCycle (Jonathan Norris, Brad Van Vugt & Andrew MacLean)

Episode 66 · · 41:23

DevCycle is a feature flag management tool.DevCycle was founded in 2014 originally as Taplytics (an A/B testing tool) by Jonathan Norris, Aaron Glazer, Andrew Norris and Cobi Druxema...

Erik Bernhardsson from Modal Labs

Erik Bernhardsson from Modal Labs

Episode 65 · · 32:38

Erik Bernhardsson is the founder of Modal Labs. Modal Labs is a tool to run generative AI models, large-scale batch jobs, job queues, and much more.Links:- https://twitter.com/bernha...

The hard things about dev tools with Felix Magedanz from Hanko

The hard things about dev tools with Felix Magedanz from Hanko

Episode 64 · · 32:55

Felix is the founder of Hanko. Hanko is the Open source auth and passkey infrastructure for developers.We talk about:- The challenges of pivoting- Layoffs- The intangible goal of dev...

A bootstrapper's story with Julien Danjou, founder of Mergify

A bootstrapper's story with Julien Danjou, founder of Mergify

Episode 63 · · 30:52

Julien Danjou is the founder of Mergify - a tool that helps merge code safer and faster. Summary (auto-generated):How do you split your time between work and marketing? 0:00Julian sp...

From getting hacked to cybersecurity founders with Antoine Carossio and Tristan Kalos from Escape.tech

From getting hacked to cybersecurity founders with Antoine Carossio and Tristan Kalos from Escape.tech

Episode 62 · · 30:59

Escape helps you Find and fix GraphQL security flaws at scale within your DevSecOps processIntroduction to Tristan and Antoine. 0:00How did they get started in cybersecurity? 4:35How...

Developer copywriting mistakes to avoid, with Zach Goldie

Developer copywriting mistakes to avoid, with Zach Goldie

Episode 61 · · 37:26

Zach Goldie is a DevTools messaging consultantShip code faster is an empty statement. 0:00How do you position yourself against the competition? 1:56The problem with free monitoring t...

Building a developer social network with Steve Krouse from Val Town

Building a developer social network with Steve Krouse from Val Town

Episode 60 · · 41:18

Steve Krouse is the founder of Val.town - a social website where you can write and run code.Introduction to Val.Town's vision 0:00How long it took Github to make money on SteveVal To...