Courtland Allen appeared on 28 podcast episodes as a guest

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Building Dev Projects feat. Courtland Allen


Courtland Allen, founder of Indie Hackers, is all about helping developers find financial independence, creative freedom, and the ability to work on their own schedules. It’s easier now than ever for developers to kick off side projects that allow them to generate revenue — whether it's an extra $500 a month or enough income to quit their day jobs.In this episode of Decoded, host Sydney Lai chats with Courtland about how develop..


This podcast was published on October 06, 2021



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Decoded

by OutSystems

Writing Advice [David Perell, Courtland Allen]


5 tips to improve your writing: Novelty Intrigue Stories Analogies Examples Audio source: https://www.indiehackers.com/podcast/196-david-perell (35 mins)


This podcast was published on June 17, 2021



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The Swyx Mixtape

by Swyx

#58: Courtland Allen [Optimism]

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Courtland Allen is the creator of Indie Hackers, the largest online community of startup founders. He created the site in August 2016 and it was acquired by Stripe in April 2017.He is an MIT graduate, Y Combinator alum, full-stack web developer, and professional designer.Today, Courtland continues to run the Indie Hackers team at Stripe and hosts the Indie Hackers podcast.In this episode we talk about how Courtland learned..


This podcast was published on May 25, 2021



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Creative Elements

by Jay Clouse / The Podglomerate

“Early-stage startups we love right now” with Indie Hackers’ Courtland Allen & Pioneer’s Daniel Gross | E1162


The post “Early-stage startups we love right now” with Indie Hackers’ Courtland Allen & Pioneer’s Daniel Gross | E1162 appeared first on This Week In Startups.


This podcast was published on January 15, 2021



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This Week in Startups

by Jason Calacanis

“Early-stage startups we love right now” with Indie Hackers’ Courtland Allen & Pioneer’s Daniel Gross | E1162


The post “Early-stage startups we love right now” with Indie Hackers’ Courtland Allen & Pioneer’s Daniel Gross | E1162 appeared first on This Week In Startups.


This podcast was published on January 15, 2021



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This Week in Startups - Video

by Jason Calacanis

Ep. #9 - Courtland Allen


Courtland Allen and I discuss the what it means to optimize your life for freedom, how the internet is enabling people to design their lifestyles around what they care about, and the value of forcing functions.Courtland is a MIT graduate, Y Combinator alum, full-stack web developer, and professional designer. He is the founder of


This podcast was published on January 09, 2021



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Rajit's Show

by Rajit Khanna

Courtland Allen, Indiehackers // Indiehacker Philosophy + How To Brainstorm Great Business Ideas


Courtland founded Indie Hackers, one of the leading entrepreneurship communities on the internet. Indie Hackers was acquired by Stripe in 2017. He's a Y Combinator alum & graduated from MIT. This conversation is broken up into two parts. In part one, we discuss: the indiehacker philosophy optimizing for freedom + becoming a time billionaire capitalism + the american dream diversity, ..


This podcast was published on December 31, 2020



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Creator Lab - interviews with entrepreneurs and startup founders

Pioneer AMA with Courtland Allen, founder of Indie Hackers


Courtland joins Pioneers for an AMA, answering questions on topics ranging from community-building, to motivation, to common first-time founder mistakes and more.


This podcast was published on December 21, 2020



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Pioneer Podcast

by Pioneer

154: Courtland Allen Must Be Stopped


We're nominated for the SaaS Podcast Awards - go vote! The guys muse about the clever marketing behind the awards and their fellow nominee Courtland Allen's unfair charm & good looks. Ben talks through a shared clipboard feature he is shaping for Tuple. Derrick shipped a bunch of marketing projects this past week.


This podcast was published on December 17, 2020



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The Art of Product

by Ben Orenstein and Derrick Reimer

Episode 527 | From Agency to SaaS, Equity Splits, and More Listener Questions with Courtland Allen


In today’s episode, Rob is joined by Courtland Allen as they answer listener questions. They talk about equity splits, the best cities for bootstrappers, splitting brands, and where to look for business ideas. The topics we cover [2:03] Splitting brands between agency and SaaS [10:55] What percent equity split when co-founding an app [18:52] Where to look for ide..


This podcast was published on December 15, 2020



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Startups For the Rest of Us

by Startups For the Rest of Us

E1143: Indie Hackers Founder Courtland Allen is creating a community for the next generation of builders to chase the “new American Dream”


The post E1143: Indie Hackers Founder Courtland Allen is creating a community for the next generation of builders to chase the “new American Dream” appeared first on This Week In Startups


This podcast was published on November 23, 2020



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This Week in Startups

by Jason Calacanis

E1143: Indie Hackers Founder Courtland Allen is creating a community for the next generation of builders to chase the “new American Dream”


The post E1143: Indie Hackers Founder Courtland Allen is creating a community for the next generation of builders to chase the “new American Dream” appeared first on This Week In Startups


This podcast was published on November 23, 2020



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This Week in Startups - Video

by Jason Calacanis

#19 — Indie Hackers founder Courtland Allen on How to Build a Profitable Online Business


Indie Hackers is an online community that focuses on entrepreneurs who build profitable internet businesses. They describe themselves as individuals seeking financial independence, creative freedom, and the ability to work on their own schedule. Entrepreneurs in the community have built B2B SaaS applications, paid newsletters, and everything in between. Courtland started Indie Hackers in 2016 and it was acquired by Stripe 10 months later..


This podcast was published on November 23, 2020



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Means of Creation

by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Courtland Allen, Indie Hackers - The difference between companies that fail and those that thrive.


This podcast was originally recorded on September 12th, 2019 as part of a live meetup with the founder of Indie Hackers, Courtland Allen. Parts of this podcast may no longer be up to date. The original meetup included references to a screen share which you can find here: https://youtu.be/om9O4ylCBKM?t=2544Indie Worldwide hosts multiple live meetups and live-streamed interviews with indie founders every month. You can find links t..


This podcast was published on November 01, 2020



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The Indie Worldwide Podcast

by Indie Worldwide

What's important for indie hackers in 2020 - Courtland Allen, Indie Hackers


Courtland Allen founded Indie Hackers in 2016, grew the business $8k MRR with sponsors, and then sold to Stripe 9 months later. An inspirational story that doesn't end there. Courtland has now been working from within Stripe for the past 4 years, where he continues to build on the platform and produce the excellent Indie Hackers podcast. He's a fountain of knowledge and I think you'll love this episode.


This podcast was published on September 21, 2020



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Indie Bites

by James McKinven

EP03: The Path to 6 Million Downloads with Courtland Allen of the Indie Hackers Podcast


Looking at the influence of Courtland Allen's thriving 18,000 member Indie Hackers community and wildly popular podcast, you might think success was inevitable.   However, back when Courtland founded Indie Hackers, the concept of building a "lifestyle" business in tech carried a stigma.   As a graduate of MIT and


This podcast was published on September 01, 2020



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Podcast Ally

Isolation with Courtland Allen and Anurag Goel



This podcast was published on May 04, 2020



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Business and Philosophy

by Business and Philosophy

Isolation with Courtland Allen and Anurag Goel


We are all living in social isolation due to the quarantine from COVID-19. Isolation is changing our habits and our moods, ravaging the economy, and changing how we work. One positive change is that more people have been reconnecting with their friends and family over frequent calls and video chats.Isolation is not a normal way for humans to live. We are social anima..


This podcast was published on May 04, 2020



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Software Daily

by SoftwareDaily.com

Building Indie Hackers with Courtland Allen


Courtland Allen is the founder of Indie Hackers, a community for people who want to start bootstrapped and profitable businesses. It was acquired by Stripe in 2017. We discuss: Why a SPA was the wrong choice Caching strategies Using firebase and algolia Fighting spam Why he hasn't hired another engineer Focusing on the right problems Being a part of Stripe Re..


This podcast was published on April 23, 2020



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Software Sessions

by Jeremy Jung

Bonus Episode: What Courtland Allen Has Learned Interviewing 155 Startup Founders


This bonus episode of Startup For The Rest Of Us is from a MicroConf On Air live stream in which Rob interviews Courtland Allen, founder of Indie Hackers, about interviewing 155 startup founders and what he learned from building a co..


This podcast was published on April 16, 2020



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Startups For the Rest of Us

by Startups For the Rest of Us

Episode 12: What Courtland Allen Has Learned Interviewing 155 Startup Founders



This podcast was published on April 14, 2020



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MicroConf On Air

by Rob Walling

Episode 163: Building Communities with Courtland Allen


Why do some online communities thrive, and the others fizzle out? What is the secret sauce? Our guest today is the awesome Courtland Allen, the founder of Indie Hackers. You'll learn how to start a community from scratch, choose the right format, handle the mechanics, make it safe, and much more.Podcast feed: subscribe to https://feeds.simplecast.com/4MvgQ73R in your favorite po..


This podcast was published on March 30, 2020



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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

by Jane Portman

How Courtland Allen Grew Indie Hackers with Content, Consistency, and Community


"Indie Hacker" - An entrepreneur that is working to gain some form of independence.Courtland Allen is the founder of indiehackers.com. He didn't take the venture capital approach. He just wanted to make enough money to support what he was trying to do. Courtland was trying to build a community of indie hackers who would share their stories, help each other, and support one another.You can't force community growth. It takes good c..


This podcast was published on February 28, 2020



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egghead.io developer chats

by Joel Hooks and John Lindquist

Starting a profitable business in six weeks with Courtland Allen


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This podcast was published on February 18, 2020



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Software Engineering Unlocked

by Michaela Greiler

S2 E1: Courtland Allen, Indie Hackers


Courtland Allen grew up totally opposite of his twin brother, Channing, but influenced by him nevertheless. His family was rooted in entrepreneurship, and as such, Courtland was heavily inspired to build and run his own thing. After going through Y Combinator and trying out different startups, he landed on the idea for Indie Hackers - and it checked all the boxes for what he wanted to work on. He spent three weeks, and built a community for creat..


This podcast was published on February 11, 2020



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Code Story

by Noah Labhart

E76 - Fingolfin on building a startup social network that actually makes people productive (Courtland Allen, Indie Hackers)


Coming from the land of north-westren Middle Earth called Beleriand, the strong and valiant Second King of the Nolder is here to chat with us.   In this episode we talk about Indie Hackers and the benefits of creating a community for coders, life as a twin, and what it's like being acquired.   Hackers, are you in? If not, listen in!   Episode Resources:


This podcast was published on January 14, 2020



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WPMRR WordPress Podcast

Indie Hackers with Courtland Allen Holiday Repeat



This podcast was published on November 25, 2019



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Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

by Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

Indie Hackers (3 Years Later) with Courtland Allen



This podcast was published on October 04, 2019



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Business and Philosophy

by Business and Philosophy

What not to do as a maker with Courtland Allen


On this episode Abadesi talks to Courtland Allen. He is a super talented designer and developer. In 2016 he founded Indie Hackers, an awesome community of bootstrappers and makers sharing their stories. Nine months later Stripe acquired the company. Courtland is also a Y Combinator alumnus and an MIT graduate with a degree..


This podcast was published on August 21, 2019



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Product Hunt Radio

by Product Hunt

How 150 personal emails sparked a community of 60,000 entrepreneurs đź’»Courtland Allen, Founder of Indie Hackers


Today we're talking to Courtland Allen, the founder of Indie Hackers, a primarily online community for independent entrepreneurs. By “independent” I mean these are people who are building businesses that make their money from customers. (They're not backed by investors.) What started as 150 personal emails to Courtland's friends and some strangers has grown today to a community of more than 60,000 entrepreneurs. These people ..


This podcast was published on July 18, 2019



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Get Together

by People & Company, Bailey Richardson, Kevin Huynh, Kai Elmer Sotto, Maggie Zhang, Mia Quagliarello

E1: Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers on working for yourself


First episode! Andy sits down with Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers to discuss what it takes to start an independent software business and why anyone can do it. We cover a ton of ground, including: What kind of business should you start? Should you launch a product quickly and get feedback, or spend extra time to make a killer first impression? If things aren't going well, when should you quit? Episode Resources


This podcast was published on June 19, 2019



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Business Logic

Side Hustles with Courtland Allen from Indie Hackers


In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk all about side hustles with special guest Courtland Allen, from Indie Hackers! They talk about the story behind Indie Hackers, how to start your own side hustle, where to find ideas, listener questions, and more. LogRocket - Sponsor LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, h..


This podcast was published on May 15, 2019



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Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

S5:E7 - What's an Indie Hacker? (Courtland Allen)


Courtland Allen has built up a community of Indie Hackers, people who want to make money by selling products they build themselves. But how do you become an Indie Hacker? And how good of a coder do you need to be to become an Indie Hacker full time? Courtland shares lessons he's gathered over the years on what it takes to live off of your own product and how you can do it too. He also gives us his take on some popular tech business topics...


This podcast was published on September 17, 2018



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CodeNewbie

by CodeNewbie

224: Maybe It's The Carrots? (feat. Courtland Allen)


Today we caught up with Courtland Allen, the creator of Indie Hackers. In this episode we dig into Courtland's background in engineering, design, and product building, how he ended up creating Indie Hackers, the journey to the Stripe acquisition, and so much more. We've also got a big announcement: we're building a new thing for you! It's called Spectrum and it's a place for the community to hang out..


This podcast was published on November 29, 2017



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Design Details

by Brian Lovin, Marshall Bock

224: Maybe It's The Carrots? (feat. Courtland Allen)


Today we caught up with Courtland Allen, the creator of Indie Hackers. In this episode we dig into Courtland's background in engineering, design, and product building, how he ended up creating Indie Hackers, the journey to the Stripe acquisition, and so much more. We've also got a big announcement: we're building a new thing for you! It's called Spectrum and it's a place for the community to hang out ..


This podcast was published on November 29, 2017



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Design Details

by Brian Lovin, Marshall Bock

From 8-yr-old computer whiz to selling his company to Stripe with Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers


When Courtland Allen was an 8-year-old tinkering with computers and teaching adults around him how the machines worked, he probably never imagined that many years later he would build a small company that would eventually be acquired y tech giant, Stripe.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


This podcast was published on October 25, 2017



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Freelance to Founder

by Millo / The Podglomerate

#36 - Your Whole Goal Is to Not Quit - Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers


Courtland Allen is the founder of Indie Hackers, a place where the founders of profitable businesses and side projects can share their stories transparently, and where entrepreneurs can come to read and learn from those examples.Check out the Indie Hackers podcast here.


This podcast was published on September 22, 2017



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Y Combinator

by Craig Cannon

Topic Roundtable with Courtland Allen and Caleb Meredith



This podcast was published on April 24, 2017



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Business and Philosophy

by Business and Philosophy

Find a Niche and Be The Best w. Courtland Allen of IndieHackers.com


Our guest this week is Courtland Allen; MIT graduate, Y Combinator alum, full-stack web developer, and professional designer. He’s spent over 8 years building, designing, and marketing web-based products and companies, and is currently running IndieHackers.com.This episode is for you if you’re into bootstrapped businesses, side projects, and communi..


This podcast was published on March 23, 2017



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CTO Connection Podcast

by Peter Bell

Making Money Online for Software Engineers with Courtland Allen



This podcast was published on January 30, 2017



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Greatest Hits – Software Engineering Daily

by Greatest Hits – Software Engineering Daily

Making Money Online for Software Engineers with Courtland Allen



This podcast was published on January 30, 2017



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Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

by Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

MIT, YC Alum, and Solo Founder: IndieHackers’ Courtland Allen on Work Ethic and Starting Your Own Venture


In this episode, Two Black Nerds talk to Courtland Allen, MIT graduate and YC Alum and the founder of IndieHackers’. Courtland tells them about his career as a programmer and how he made the progression from developer to founder and the lessons and skills he learned while at MIT and YCombinator. They also discuss the history of IndieHackers and how it was initially founded and created and the future direction of the website, with snippets of..


This podcast was published on November 23, 2016



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Two Black Nerds

by Iheanyi Ekechukwu & Romeo Kwihangana

Indie Hackers with Courtland Allen



This podcast was published on November 04, 2016



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Greatest Hits – Software Engineering Daily

by Greatest Hits – Software Engineering Daily

Indie Hackers with Courtland Allen



This podcast was published on November 04, 2016



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Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

by Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

Courtland Allen also hosts 2 podcasts