First published
Feb 17, 2018
Format
Conversational
Schedule
Weekly
Total Episodes
141
Average duration
00:45:59

Build Your SaaS – bootstrap in 2021

Business Technology Marketing

Bootstrapping in France (Baptiste Jamin from Crisp)

<p><a href="https://twitter.com/baptistejamin?lang=en">Baptiste Jamin</a> co-founded <a href="https://crisp.chat/en/">Crisp</a> with a friend he met in high school. </p><p><strong>Highlights (go straight to 🔥 for the best stuff):</strong></p><ul> <li>1:42 – Crisp competes with massive companies: Zendesk, HelpScout, Intercom</li> <li>2:52 – How did Crisp get started? (they started young!)</li> <li>4:40 – The key insight that lead them to start Crisp 🔥</li> <li>7:03 – "Being young and in France, how much did you know about the startup ecosystem?"</li> <li>9:39 – How they bootstrapped Crisp in their twenties 🔥</li> <li>12:52 – Market insights and how they found their first customers 🔥</li> <li>16:02 – How they got a surge of new customers 🔥</li> <li>22:39 – Why Crisp charges LESS than their competitors 🔥</li> <li>30:14 – What it's like to have a customer base that is comprised of many niches 🔥</li> <li>32:30 – How does a small team ship such high-quality software? 🔥</li> <li>35:06 – Marketing strategy and tactics for small SaaS companies 🔥</li> <li>40:36 – Key insight on Crisp's "job to be done." 🔥</li> <li>45:52 – Crisp's simple sales trick for closing more deals 🔥</li> <li>50:58 – Why some EU countries have an advantage in product differentiation 🔥</li> <li>101:54 – Emerging global SaaS markets you might not have heard about</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/jsonperl">@jsonpearl</a>, and <a href="https://twitter.com/helenryles">@helenryles</a> </li> <li>Leave a review/comment <a href="https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/build-your-saas-bootstrap-in-2-636493">on Podchaser</a>; it's like Reddit, but for podcasts.</li> <li>Email us: [email protected]</li> </ul><p><b>Thanks to our monthly supporters:</b></p><ol> <li>Jason Charnes</li> <li>Mitchell Davis from <a href="http://recruitkit.com.au/">RecruitKit.com.au</a> </li> <li>Marcel Fahle, ​​<a href="https://wearebold.af/">wearebold.af</a> </li> <li>Alex Payne</li> <li>Bill Condo</li> <li>Anton Zorin from <a href="https://www.prodcamp.com/">ProdCamp.com</a> </li> <li>Harris Kenny, <a href="https://introcrm.com/podcast/">Intro CRM podcast</a> </li> <li>Oleg Kulyk</li> <li>Ethan Gunderson</li> <li>Ward Sandler, <a href="https://www.memberspace.com/">Memberspace</a> </li> <li>Russell Brown, <a href="https://photivo.com/">Photivo.com</a> </li> <li>Noah Prail</li> <li>Colin Gray</li> <li>Austin Loveless</li> <li>Michael Sitver</li> <li>Paul Jarvis and Jack Ellis, <a href="https://usefathom.com/ref/EJPZOB">Fathom</a> </li> <li>Dan Buda</li> <li>Darby Frey</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> </ol><br><p><em>Want to start a podcast on Transistor? Justin has a special coupon for you: get 15% off your first year of hosting: </em><a href="https://transistor.fm/justin"><em>transistor.fm/justin</em></a></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.patreon.com/jonjustin" rel="payment" title="★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★">★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★</a></strong></p>
Published Jul 12, 2022