Info

SaaS Interviews with CEOs, Startups, Founders

What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
SaaS Interviews with CEOs, Startups, Founders
2022
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2021
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2020
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Page 1
Feb 3, 2017

Andrew Gryaznov. He’s an artificial intelligence and a cloud computing evangelist based in Dublin, Moscow. He’s the founder of JSX Exchange – the cloud computing commodity exchange and has built several other services and tools ranging from SshTo.net, Plottico, and many others. Andrew is also a telecom and Linux expert and finalist at the GSOC 2005 Summit.

Famous Five:

  • Favorite Book? – Startup Owner’s Manual
  • What CEO do you follow? –  Brad Katsuyama
  • Favorite online tool? — Trello
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— That depends
  • If you could let your 20-year old self, know one thing, what would it be? – Andrew wished he was more mindful of the global market

 

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:09 – Nathan introduces Andrew to the show
  • 01:48 – Andrew shares his vision for why he built JSX Exchange
    • 01:51 – Computation will be the most influential resource
  • 03:05 – JSX Exchange has invented a way to commoditize cloud computation
  • 03:53 – Andrew shares what people without JSX Exchange are doing
  • 05:02 – Andrew mentions how the financial exchange space can use JSX Exchange
    • 05:48 – Banks may own supercomputers
  • 07:03 – JSX Exchange works with financial institutions who want accurate trade
  • 07:46 – JSX Exchange wants to expand out of the financial space
  • 08:18 – JSX Exchange is currently in pre-seed stage
    • 09:15 – Irish investors have put out less than $1M
    • 09:24 – It is an equity round
  • 09:34 – Andrew was a solo founder for a period of time, but expanded
  • 10:15 – Andrew has a team of 5 people who are all co-founders
  • 10:50 – The Famous Five

 

3 Key Points:

  • There is a possibility that computation will be the most influential resource.
  • Credibility is needed if you want to be successful in your space.
  • Believe in your product.

 

Resources Mentioned:

  • Acuity Scheduling – Nathan uses Acuity to schedule his podcast interviews and appointments
  • Drip – Nathan uses Drip’s email automation platform and visual campaign builder to build his sales funnel
  • Toptal – Nathan found his development team using Toptal for his new business Send Later. He was able to keep 100% equity and didn’t have to hire a co-founder due to the quality of Toptal
  • Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for the cheapest price possible.
  • Audible – Nathan uses Audible when he’s driving from Austin to San Antonio (1.5-hour drive) to listen to audio books.
  • The Top Inbox  – The site Nathan uses to schedule emails to be sent later, set reminders in inbox, track opens, and follow-up with email sequences
  • Jamf – Jamf helped Nathan keep his Macbook Air 11” secure even when he left it in the airplane’s back seat pocket
  • Freshbooks – Nathan doesn’t waste time so he uses Freshbooks to send out invoices and collect his money. Get your free month NOW
  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives
0 Comments
Adding comments is not available at this time.