Trouble Makers

Trouble Makers
A monthly podcast about solo entrepreneurship, bootstrapping, and indie makers.

#9: Building an audience with Harry Dry
Oct 30, 2019 • 29 min
Harry Dry is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Marketing Examples. He grew his email list from 0 to 6,000 subscribers in a just few months. Listen to his conversation with Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag, and explore all previous episodes…
#8: The road to profitability with Lynne Tye
Oct 1, 2019 • 28 min
Lynne Tye, founder of Key Values, has lived many different lives before. Today, she helps engineering teams tell the world about their culture and how their values translate into daily practices. Key Values is a profitable solo business. Listen to her…
#7: Sustainable business with Sahil Lavingia
Aug 29, 2019 • 29 min
Sahil Lavingia, founder of Gumroad, discusses going from VC-backed to indie startup, building a sustainable business, the freeing effect of open financials, leaving Silicon Valley, remote work, and the no-code movement with James Gallagher, author,…
#6: Startup Communities with Brad Feld
Aug 1, 2019 • 36 min
Brad Feld, entrepreneur, author, and venture capitalist, discusses the importance of startup communities with James Gallagher, author, researcher, and editor at Maker Mag. Sponsored by <a href=””>Blockstack</a>.
#5: The indie way with Kate Kendall
Jul 1, 2019 • 29 min
Kate Kendall, serial entrepreneur and founder of CloudPeeps, The Fetch, Freelance Friday and recently, Indie Labs and Atto.VC, is one of the biggest champions on the indie way. In this episode, she discusses raising $1M for her first startup, the freedom…
#4: Alternative funding with Tyler Tringas
Jun 3, 2019 • 30 min
Tyler Tringas, founder of Earnest Capital, discusses the origin of his alternative to traditional VC funds, the radical transparency movement, building a community of founders and mentors, investing in Default Alive Companies, paid versus freemium models,…
#3: Open Startups with Josh Pigford
Apr 29, 2019 • 25 min
Josh Pigford, founder of Baremetrics, discusses his many side projects, when to decide it’s time to kill an idea, and the Open Startups movement. In chat with Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.
#2: No-code products with Ben Tossell
Apr 1, 2019 • 34 min
Al Chen discusses the no-code movement and tools to help makers build products without code with Ben Tossell, the founder of MakerPad and the Head of Platform at Earnest Capital. When does no-code make sense? What is the future of no-code? Listen for…
#1: Solo entrepreneurship with Paul Jarvis
Feb 27, 2019 • 27 min
A conversation between Paul Jarvis, author of Company of One, and Anne-Laure Le Cunff, founder of Maker Mag. Talking about passion vs pragmatism, growth vs sustainability, connecting with customers at scale vs personal touches, and more. Sponsored by…