Podcast

B2B SaaS entrepreneurs share what it requires to create a remarkable software business and how to overcome the roadblocks to do so.

#228 – Kirk Marple, CEO of Unstruk Data – on making data actionable A story about leveraging vision and passion to build a software business that lasts

We explore what’s broken in the data analytics market – and in particular, unstructured data. Kirk shares his journey of how he pivoted from building a podcast discovery tool to a data platform for real-world assets. He shares his big lessons learned about coming to market too early and how postponing the launch has been a valuable decision that made the company more recession-proof. Lastly, he shares his experience on what it takes to build a software business that’s got staying power.  […]

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#227 – Shikhar Shrestha, CEO of Ambient.ai – On creating unique SaaS products that people desperately want A story about transforming the security industry from being reactive to being preventive

We explore what’s broken in the world of security prevention. Shikhar shares his vision to transform the industry and how the journey he’s following to make the biggest possible impact. He explains what he’s done differently to build traction momentum by creating a strong pull from the market. Lastly, he shares his big lessons learned from dealing with disbelief from customers, investors, and employees – and how to build a software business that cannot be ignored. […]

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#226 – Chris Dial, CEO of Salutare – on growing traction in Healthcare by creating pull. A story about giving healthcare more time to be Healthcareful

We explore what’s broken in the process of joining up healthcare – and why doing nothing is not an option. Chris shares his approach to making the impossible possible – and the lessons he learned to overcome the hurdles to gain traction. […]

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#225 – Harry Brundage, CEO at Gadget – on building better software faster Taming the typical Developer itch of "There's got to be a better way"

We explore what’s broken when it comes to the speed by which we can develop business applications. Harry shares his vision about making the impossible possible for developers – and how this backs up his dream to be a company builder at the end of the day. He shares his hard lessons learned about what it took to build something that makes even the most critical developers advocates.  […]

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#224 – Peter Fishman, CEO of Mozart Data – on the first principles to grow traction  The key moment of any company is defining who we are actually building for?

We explore what’s broken around the way we can embrace the full potential of data. Peter explains his vision of what can be when we can leverage the power of data as a first principle versus an afterthought. He shares his lessons learned around what a SaaS application has to excel at to overcome the trust issues customers have and create a sustainable business from the start. […]

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#223 – Ervin Draganovic, CEO of Layerise – on growing competitive advantage for your customers A story about making an entire industry willing to step up their game

We explore what’s broken in the customer experience process when it comes to physical consumer goods. Ervin explains how he’s found a way to transform a global industry and how he managed to turn a compliance requirement into a commercial engine. He also shares his tough lessons learned in taking the product to market and selling it to an audience that’s going to love it in 5-10 years’ time but is not aware it exists.  […]

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#222 – Lidia Vijga, CEO Decklinks – on how to win against the big brands How to change the game by making B2B Sales more human

We explore what’s broken in the world of B2B sales when it comes to how we communicate. Lidia shares her vision of how companies can grow faster by making sales more human. She talks us through the big lessons she learned in her previous startup, and how the unique insights she gained firsthand gave her and her team a formula for success. Last but not least she shares her advice on what it takes to build a SaaS business that’s ultra-lean, remarkable, and able to compete with the ‘big boys.’ […]

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#221 – Nemo D’Qrill, CEO at Sigma Polaris – on building products that people love, not like A story about making an impact every day and being different together

We explore what’s broken in the way we recruit our talent today. That there isn’t a talent problem, but a distribution problem – and how we can fix that with technology – in particular by removing bias and having to rely on intuition.
Nemo shares the most important lessons learned from his startup journey. That building a business requires much more than just an amazing product. What advantage leveraging diversity gives them. And why his business couldn’t have been what it is today without investing time in exercise i.e. taking care of himself. […]

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#220 – Shay David, CEO of  Retrain.AI – on Product Market Fit resilience How to create a product that provides a direct line to value for the relevant market. 

We explore what’s broken in the Talent Development market and why the best strategy for managing HR & talent management today sadly is: “We’ll do tomorrow what we did yesterday.” Shay share’s his vision of how to solve the global talent problem at the core. He also shares his secrets on how to create a sustainable advantage and what needs to be in place to shape a software business that people not only start talking about but keep talking about.  […]

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#219, Christine Tao, CEO at Sounding Board – on creating successful businesses A story about empowering people to make the biggest possible difference

We explore what’s broken in the world of leadership coaching and how this – by blending technology and people in the right way can be a thing of the past. Christine further shares her big lessons learned during the pandemic – and how she and her team not only secured Sounding Board would survive but actually come out stronger as a company.  […]

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