In this episode of the SaaS Revolution Show our host Alex Theuma is joined by Chris Herd, Founder & CEO at Firstbase, who shares how Firstbase grew to an eight-figure ARR with a 2,500+% increase in inbounds.
If you want to replicate office working remotely, you probably shouldn’t work remotely, because you’re not leveraging the benefits. The benefits are you can hire people anywhere, you can hire the most talented people in the world not the most talented person you can afford in a certain mile radius of your office. You can put people in a position to do the best work that they’ve ever done in their lives because they can do their best work, organise their life around that, and work when they’re most productive.
- His journey from semi-pro soccer to architecture to founding a company
- The US being more conducive to risky ventures vs the UK
- Firstbase’s VC journey
- The mindset shift in what being productive looks like
- Why hiring the most talented people means meeting them where they are
- Navigating company culture and burnout in remote work
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