From Basement to Unicorn: The Story of How FreshBooks was Built w/Co-founder Mike McDerment Ep#122
By Anthony Taylor - October 06, 2021
Mike McDerment is the Co-founder, Board Chair, and former CEO of FreshBooks, the cloud-based accounting software company recently valued at over $1 billion. Although the company has grown tremendously, it has humble beginnings in Mike's basement.
On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, Mike joins us to share the story of FreshBooks, how they were built out of the basement, the leadership principles he lives by, and much more.To learn more about FreshBooks and sign up for a free trial for your business, visit their website: FreshBooks.
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Here's a breakdown of the conversation:
Staying motivated in the early, basement days of the company
Important advice on prioritization
Mike's leadership principles
Getting attention as a startup
Mike's predications for the future
Watch the full episode below, or listen to it (audio only) above.