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Dave Bowen is the CEO of Purchasing Platform, an online marketplace for real estate developers to buy products for their properties. Before Purchasing Platform, Dave was the founder of Market Maker 4 (MM4), an e-sourcing tech startup, which he bootstrapped and sold for $22M in 2016. In this episode he talks about the pros and cons of bootstrapping a business, how to run a two-sided marketplace, and the pains and strategies for B2B sales.

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