38 minutes | May 29, 2021

Mike McDerment - Co-Founder of FreshBooks - How To Not Kill Your SaaS Business

Mike McDerment is Co-Founder, former CEO, and Board Chair of FreshBooks, and in this episode we’re talking about how to not kill your SaaS business. Mike went from accidental founder to CEO of a SaaS company with over 24 million users and he’s learned a lot of lessons along the way having almost killed the business on multiple occasions. In this episode, Mike talks about: - How he accidentally founded a SaaS company - Why moving too fast almost killed FreshBooks early on - Why he underestimated word of mouth as a growth driver - Why raising at the wrong time can be very dangerous - The counter-intuitive idea of why Mike decided to start a direct competitor company to FreshBooks called BillSpring Links FreshBooks >> https://www.freshbooks.com/ The E-Myth by Michael Gerber >> https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/81942.E_Myth_Mastery --- Advance B2B >> www.advanceb2b.com Follow The Growth Hub on Twitter >> twitter.com/SaaSGrowthHub Follow Edward on Twitter >> twitter.com/NordicEdward
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