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Dashiell Bark-Huss (@DashBarkHuss) talks quitting the fashion industry, living in a van, learning to code, selling to sex workers, lucid dreaming, and growing her first-ever startup to $36k/mo with Courtland (@csallen) and Channing (@ChanningAllen).

We're talking to Patrick Campbell (@patticus), an indie founder who just sold his company for $200,000,000.That's an insane nine figure exit for a bootstrapped founder. In this episode, we talk with Patrick about his champagne problems and what indie hack

Sahil Lavingia (@shl) and Justin Jackson (@mijustin) join me and Channing for a special debate-style episode. It's going to be four dudes talking about Elon Musk. What could go wrong?

Vincent Woo (@fulligin) sold his company for tens of millions of dollars. So how does he think about life philosophies and why is he wiggling out of paying the $10K he owes me?

Daniel Vassallo (@dvassallo) and Arvid Kahl (@arvidkahl) have both already made it as indie hackers. They join Courtland (@csallen) and Channing (@ChanningAllen) to discuss making money as an indie hacker, designing your life after you reach financial fre

Long-time listener, first-time guest Eva Allen — Courtland (@csallen) and Channing's (@ChanningAllen) mom — joins the pod! We talk raising twins, buying gifts, co-founder theft, and why you should never retire.

I'm making some changes to the Indie Hackers Podcast. Check out this episode for a sneak peek into what's ahead.

Julian Shapiro (@julian) is back on the show today. He's been my co-host for our podcast Brains, he's an investor at Julian.capital and a writer at Julian.com. Lately, he's been super into investing. He's managed to take an overly complex thing like inve

My twin brother Channing (@ChanningAllen) joins the show for the first time, for a casual chat about our recent trip to Italy, the best and worst parts of getting COVID, the future of media companies and indie creators, and DALL-E 2 and the future of AI.

I just got back home to Seattle after a small conference for founders in Bologna, Italy. I went with my brother Channing and there were a ton of Indie Hackers there. It was all great until the end when there was a slight outbreak of COVID and 10 founders

Twenty pages into reading his first business book, Peldi Guilizzonni (@peldi) closed it for good and told himself, "This is not for me. I'm never going to start a business. It's insane." Not long after that, he rolled up his sleeves and got started buildi

Today I'm talking to Indie Hacker Brett Williams (@brettfromdj) who has built a $1M ARR agency of one. In this episode we talk about how he manages 50 clients as a solo designer and was able to double his prices in the process.