- Startups - David H. Hansson, Partner at 37signals -TWiST #E337





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Published on Mar 27, 2013

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Back again almost 300 episodes later, Jason sits down with David Hansson (DHH) of 37signals.


1:00 Hey everybody! Today we have 37signals' David Heinemeier Hansson!

3:20 Launchedu.co conference information, email team@launch.co with questions

4:00 Sourcebits, begin your mobile app development journey

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8:00 What's gone on in the last three years?

10:21 How is it different now for tech companies going public?

12:00 Discussion on accounting and valuation

13:40 It felt like a lot of people got fooled?

15:47 How bad is the media today in the U.S.?

16:30 Groupon IPO discussion

20:20 Groupon = Chicago stigma

23:20 How did you know SaaS was going to be such a success?

27:00 Discussion on personal financial risk when launching a start-up

30:00 Discussion on hardware advancements

31:31 Discussion on human capital: Employee freedom? Employee empowerment?

32:15 What's your position on Marisa?

35:05 What is the secret to having remote workers?

38:05 What's the secret to managing? 38:30 39:25 What would you do at Yahoo?

41:30 Which products have you discontinued?

42:40 How big is 37Signals?

44:00 You've had many opportunities to sell?

44:30 Amazon discussion

47:40 What do you think Apple should do know?

49:18 Do you think Apple is going to come out with another breakthrough product?

51:10 Samsung discussion

53:45 Chromebook/Google discussion

58:30 How much do you work?

1:00:58 Do you ever feel like you missed out?

1:03:13 What is the future for 37Signals? New products?

1:05:27 Where does your philosophy of happiness come from?

1:13:20 Was 37Signals an overnight success?

1:14:39 Do you have competitors?

1:17:10 What's next for you? What are you excited about?

1:18:17 15Five discussion

1:20:00 Office politics discussion

1:21:17 April Fool's Kickstarter

1:22:15 Thank you David! Great episode! Follow David on Twitter @dhh

1:25:30 Mark Chatow from Sourcebits introduction!

1:25:40 Launch Festival discussion

1:27:40 Do you think next year there will be millions of dollars being implemented towards new ideas?

1:30:30 Next year predictions for Launch

1:31:00 Luis Hervella with Instaplayer introduction!

1:32:28 Instaplayer discussion

1:33:20 How much do you charge?

1:36:23 Great episode see you next time!


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