Jason Fried is co-founder and CEO of Basecamp née 37signals, the company behind the namesake project management app and the new email app Hey. Along with his cofounder David Heinemeier Hansson, Fried has built a growing remote software company and documented his team's approach their Rework, Remote, and It Doesn't Have to be Crazy at Work books.
This AMA with Jason Fried was live on Capiche on on Monday, June 29th at 1PM Pacific (3PM Central).
Laura Roeder is founder and CEO of MeetEdgar, a social media marketing app that writes and schedules posts for you and tests to see which posts work best. Laura also coaches entrepreneurs, blogs about building startups and remote teams, and is building a new product for coaches, Paperbell.
This AMA ran live on May 13, 2020.
Rahul Vohra is founder/CEO of Superhuman, the email client that has taken Silicon Valley and the rest of the internet by storm in recent years. Superhuman has raised tens of millions of dollars from top VCs, and per the New York Times had a waitlist of 180,000 people last year. Before Superhuman, Rahul brought social media into Gmail with the Rapportive add-on that LinkedIn acquired in 2012.
Hiten Shah is an entrepreneur who co-founded analytics tool KISSmetrics and heatmapping tool Crazy Egg before most recently starting FYI, a search tool to find team documents from Dropbox, Google Drive, Slack, Evernote, Confluence, and more in one place. And he's an active blogger who shares advice about founding companies, marketing, growth hacking, and more.
This AMA took place on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.
Wade Foster is co-founder and CEO of Zapier, one of the most popular way to build automated workflows and connect over 1,500 popular business apps. Zapier helps teams build without code and get more done in less time. And the Zapier team is fully distributed, working remotely around the world.
Ask Wade about automation, software workflows, no-code development, the SaaS ecosystem, building a remote company, and more!
Patrick McKenzie founded flashcard app Bingo Card Creator and programming game/hiring tool Starfighter, before joining the team at payment processing service Stripe to help increase the GDP of the internet through content and communications. He's well known for the startup advice he shares as @patio11 on Twitter and Hacker News—perhaps most popularly for telling people to "charge more."
Patrick Campbell is founder and CEO of ProfitWell, a subscription metrics tool to accurately measure SaaS subscriptions, reduce churn, price your products intelligently, and keep audit-proof revenue records. ProfitWell also includes detailed content that breaks down pricing models and podcasts about business growth. Patrick previously worked as an economist at Google, among other roles.
Ask Patrick all your questions around SaaS pricing and billing practices, metrics, using content to grow your business, and more!
Merci Victoria Grace is a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, and she has extensive experience building software that people love. As Head of Growth at Slack, she helped grow the product from 500,000 Daily Active Users to over 5 Million in just two years.
This AMA took place on February 25, 2020.
Alex Maccaw is founder and CEO of Clearbit, which helps businesses grow by providing tools that help them deeply understand their customers, identify future prospects, and highly personalize every single marketing and sales interaction. Prior to founding Clearbit, Alex was employee #20 at Stripe.
Alex has built sales and marketing tools used by some of the best in the business, and has written extensively about how he approaches leadership. So, if you have a question for him, jump in below and ask it!
This AMA took place on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
Immad Akhund is co-founder and CEO of Mercury, a new bank for startups that has backing from CRV, A16Z, and many other top tier investors. Previously, he was a part-time partner at Y Combinator, and before that he founded Heyzap, which was acquired by Fyber for $45M.
For this AMA, we're excited to dig in on the tools Immad and his team use at work, what makes Mercury a special product, and what he thinks about all sorts of other SaaS topics.
This AMA took place at 4pm PT on February 11, 2020.
Matt Davey is COO at 1Password, the password management tool that has grown from a prosumer security tool to security software designed for everyone from families to enterprises. 1Password closed a $200 million Series A led by Accel in late 2019, and in Capiche's first AMA we asked Davey about security, working as a remote team, software costs over time, and the future of 1Password.
And through the questions, we learned how 1Password has navigated the changes in the software industry as they grew to becoming a major player in security software.