First published
Feb 17, 2018
Format
Conversational
Schedule
Weekly
Total Episodes
130
Average duration
00:44:41

Build Your SaaS – bootstrap in 2021

Business Technology Marketing

Is venture capital bad?

<p>This week Spencer Fry, founder of <a href="https://www.podia.com/?via=justin">Podia.com</a>, joins Justin Jackson to talk about venture capital and bootstrapping.</p><ul> <li> <a href="https://twitter.com/spencerfry/status/1415020244477808645">Spencer's tweet</a>: "The hostility that the bootstrapper community has towards the VC community continues to perplex me."</li> <li> <a href="https://www.productpeople.tv/episodes/ep33-jason-calacanis-of-inside-com-talks-about-bootstrapping-vs-funding">Justin's interview with Jason Calacanis</a> (2013)</li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/VCBrags">VC brags</a></li> <li><a href="https://redcircle.com/shows/big-technology-podcast/episodes/4c886224-e2b2-4e16-a44f-6f7b5c6f9593">Roy Bahat on Big Technology Podcast: Why VCs are mad</a></li> <li>06:30 "Capital changes lots of dynamics in society. It's not neutral." – Justin Jackson</li> <li> <a href="https://youtu.be/BzAdXyPYKQo">Silicon Valley: No Revenue</a> (video)</li> <li>Blog post: <a href="https://justinjackson.ca/podcasts-and-capital">Podcasts and capital</a> </li> <li><a href="https://marker.medium.com/how-venture-capitalists-make-money-9af5cc3ff2ef">How venture capitalists make money</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/how-quibi-went-from-raising-1-billion-to-shutting-down-2020-10">The rise and fall of Quibi:</a> from raising $1.75 billion before launch to shutting down just 6 months later</li> <li> <a href="https://twitter.com/mijustin/status/1354244048521814021">Tweet</a>: the negative effects of overcapitalization</li> <li> <a href="https://twitter.com/mijustin/status/1417221840418705408">Tweet</a>: Big-name VCs, and their hypocrisy, give VCs a bad name.</li> <li> <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/01/the-meeting-that-showed-me-the-truth-about-vcs/">Techcrunch</a>: "The meeting that showed me the truth about VCs"</li> <li> <a href="https://adii.me/blog/raising-anxiety/">Adii Pienaar on venture capital</a>: Raising Anxiety</li> <li> <a href="https://justinjackson.ca/cost">Blog post</a>: The hidden cost of bootstrapping</li> </ul><p><b>What should we talk about next?</b></p><ul> <li>Twitter:<strong> </strong><a href="https://twitter.com/buildyoursaas">@buildyoursaas</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/mijustin">@mijustin</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/jonbuda">@jonbuda</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/spencerfry">@spencerfry</a> </li> <li>Email us: [email protected]</li> </ul><p><b>Thanks to our monthly supporters:</b></p><ul> <li>Mitch</li> <li>Harris Kenny, <a href="https://introcrm.com/podcast/">Intro CRM podcast</a> </li> <li>Oleg Kulyk</li> <li>Violette Du Geneville</li> <li>Ethan Gunderson</li> <li>Diogo</li> <li>Chris Willow</li> <li>Borja Soler</li> <li>Ward Sandler</li> <li>Eric Lima</li> <li>James Sowers (like Flowers)</li> <li>Travis Fischer</li> <li>Matt Buckley</li> <li>Russell Brown</li> <li>Evandro Sasse</li> <li>Pradyumna Shembekar (PD)</li> <li>Noah Prail</li> <li>Colin Gray</li> <li>Josh Smith</li> <li>Ivan Curkovic</li> <li>Shane Smith</li> <li>Austin Loveless</li> <li>Simon Bennett</li> <li>Michael Sitver</li> <li>Paul Jarvis and Jack Ellis, </li> <li>Dan Buda </li> <li>Darby Frey</li> <li>Samori Augusto</li> <li>Dave Young</li> <li>Brad from Canada</li> <li><a href="https://side-by-side.transistor.fm/">Sammy Schuckert</a></li> <li>Mike Walker</li> <li>Adam DuVander</li> <li>Dave Giunta (JOOnta)</li> <li>Kyle Fox <a href="https://www.getrewardful.com/?via=justin">GetRewardful.com</a> </li> </ul><p><strong><a rel="payment" title="★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★" href="https://www.patreon.com/jonjustin">★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★</a></strong></p>
Published Aug 03, 2021