Janna Bastow (@simplybastow) grew frustrated with the lack of tools helping product managers to do their jobs, so built her own! Today, Janna is CEO at ProdPad which provides software for product managers all over the world. In this episode we’ll explore how the company got started and scaled without any VC funding, through to how to scale and onboard customers effectively.
Thomas Parslow (@almostobsolete) saw a gap in the market when his dad started working at an escape room as a gamesmaster. He saw a gap in the market for software which helped escape rooms manage their guests more easily - and built an app for checkin, photos and follow ups. In this episode, we talk to Thomas about the transition from working full time as a freelancer to working on a profitable product business full time.
Peter Ramsey (@PeteRamsey) started Movem at University after a bad experience with a landlord. He built a service that allowed any renter to review their landlord and property... good or bad! Pete took the company through several angel and crowdfunding rounds before making selling the company for a multi million pound figure. In this episode we talk to Pete about how he did it, and some of the challenges of building and exiting a crowdfunded business.
Introducing SussexFounders - a community of software business founders based in Sussex. In this series we’ll be interviewing founders from across Sussex and hearing about how they’re building their businesses. In this first episode we’ll introduce ourselves and let you know what you can expect from us over the coming months!