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The Minimalist Entrepreneur with Sahil Lavingia


Sahil Lavingia's new book, The Minimalist Entrepreneur, provides a roadmap for a different path compared to the one painted by Silicon Valley. A few pillars are starting, creating content, and being active in community. These pillars can be viewed as foundational to building a Portfolio Career. In addition to being the CEO of Gumroad, Sahil is a painter, course creator, investor, and now an author. His company, Gumroad, hires quarter-time exec..


This podcast was published on November 18, 2021



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Portfolio Career Podcast

by David Nebinski

Minimalist Entrepreneurship with Gumroad's Sahil Lavingia

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Sahil Lavingia is CEO of Gumroad and author of The Minimalist Entrepreneur. Many of our recent guests are recently-forged pioneers in the creator economy space, but Sahil has been building the passion economy since before it was cool. In 2011, Sahil founded Gumroad to help creators sell content directly to consumers. He was 19 at the time.But this episode isn't strictly about the passion economy, though we do chat about ideas like gatek..


This podcast was published on November 17, 2021



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The Deep End

by On Deck

083 $240K Before Launch Day from Sahil Lavingia’s First Book


Sahil Lavingia (founder & CEO of Gumroad) made over $240K from his book “The Minimalist Entrepreneur” before its official launch date. He discusses marketing, NFTs, and the future of book publishing.


This podcast was published on November 10, 2021



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Writer on the Side

#2154 Minimalist Entrepreneur Book Summary with Sahil Lavingia of Gumroad


Today I’m talking to Sahil Lavingia about his book, The Minimalist Entrepreneur, How Great Founders Do More with Less. Sahil Lavingia is the author of The Minimal..


This podcast was published on November 08, 2021



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Startup Stories - Mixergy

by Andrew Warner

435 Sahil Lavingia: The entrepreneur who created Gumroad almost by accident


https://www.alainguillot.com/sahil-lavingia/ Sahil Lavingia is the founder of Gumroad, an angel investor, painter, and writer. His latest book is The Minimalist Entrepreneur: How Great Founders Do More with Less. Get the book here: https://amzn.to/3BTiA2W


This podcast was published on November 08, 2021



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Alain Guillot Show

#710 Decentralizing and Open-Sourcing a Web2 Business w/ Sahil Lavingia


Sahil Lavingia is the co-founder and CEO of Gumroad, a technology platform that helps creatives earn a living selling the stuff they make directly to their audience. He is the author of the new book, The Minimalist Entrepreneur and a prolific investor. Sahil was previously the number two employee at Pinterest. In this conversation, we discuss asynchronous workflow, open-sourcing a traditional business, hiring people without talk..


This podcast was published on November 03, 2021



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The Pomp Podcast

by Anthony Pompliano

44. Sahil Lavingia (CEO & Founder, Gumroad) is painting his own tree


This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Sahil Lavingia, the Founder and CEO of Gumroad. They talk about the first principles of Hamilton, Starbucks’ secret menu, an unhinged return of the Vibram Five Finger, and (almost!!) joining the Church of Scientology.You can find Sahil on Twitter at twitter.com/shl and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.This episode is sponso..


This podcast was published on November 03, 2021



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Non-Technical

by Alexis Gay

The Minimalist Entrepreneur: Sahil Lavingia


Hi everyone - we're excited to bring you Sahil Lavingia, author of the upcoming book "The Minimalist Entrepreneur". His book comes out late October, so we'll be among the first to hear him speak! Here's what people are saying about his book: "Sahil knows not. He knows what not to do, what not to follow, how not to waste, and how not to get caught up in the hype. What's left is the yes - the stuff that really works, the things that actually ma..


This podcast was published on November 02, 2021



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Tacos and Tech Podcast

How to Run a $100M Company Without Meetings (w/ Sahil Lavingia)


Sahil Lavingia is the founder of Gumroad, employee #2 at Pinterest, an artist, and he writes really dope tweets. In March this year, his company Gumroad raised $5M in 12 hours by crowdfunding from his customers at a $100M evaluation. Now, Sahil is launching his first book titled “The Minimalist Entrepreneur: How Great Founders Do More with Less” where he shows founders how to build a great company without an Ivy League degree..


This podcast was published on October 28, 2021



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Noah Kagan Presents

Insights into the creator economy and entrepreneurship with Gumroad founder Sahil Lavingia


Sahil Lavingia, founder and CEO of Gumroad and author of the new book "The Minimalist Entrepreneur" joins the show with Scott Kitun. Scott and Sahil share their passion for the changes coming to investing such as equity crow..


This podcast was published on October 27, 2021



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Technori Podcast

by Scott Kitun

Sahil Lavingia on Investing, New Gumroad Features, and Gumroad's Simplified Pricing


In this episode, we talk with Gumroad Founder & CEO Sahil Lavingia.  This is the second in a series of conversations we'll be having with Sahil on the podcast. Our goal is to give you a window into his world and thinking inside and outside Gumroad. This recording was taped in July 2021, and represents product updates at that time. We talked about Sahil's rolling fund and scouts, Gumroad affiliat..


This podcast was published on October 08, 2021



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The Gumroad Podcast

by Gumroad, Inc.

Holacratic Communities with Sahil Lavingia


Learn more about Sahil:Sahil’s LinkedInSahil’s Crunchbase ProfileShl.vc WebsiteEpisode resources:The Business of Belon..


This podcast was published on October 04, 2021



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Masters of Community with David Spinks

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Sahil Lavingia on Scaling Gumroad, How We Work, and Product Releases to Expect in 2021


In this episode, we talk with an entrepreneur familiar to our audience and community:  Gumroad Founder & CEO, Sahil Lavingia. We talk about scaling the Gumroad team, how we work, and product releases to expect in Q3 and Q4 of this year. We’ll be checking in with Sahil every quarter (or so), giving you a window into his world and thinking on a variety of topics, in addition to periodic updates on Gumroad. Li..


This podcast was published on August 11, 2021



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The Gumroad Podcast

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Gumroad Founder Sahil Lavingia



This podcast was published on June 09, 2021



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Innovation and Leadership with Jess Larsen

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Sahil Lavingia (Gumroad) and Tiago Forte (Forte Labs) on Starting Your Second Brain


This conversation is a rebroadcast of a Clubhouse session that Will Mannon and I hosted on April 12, 2021. This discussion with Sahil Lavingia (CEO of Gumroad) and Tiago Forte (Founder of Forte Labs) is about starting your second brain. To keep up with upcoming sessions, sign up for our weekly newsletter at futureofeducation.club


This podcast was published on April 16, 2021



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Reshaping Education - Online Education, Cohort-based Courses, Bootcamps, and More

by Ish Baid & Will Mannon

Betting on the Creator Economy with Sahil Lavingia, Gumroad


We move so fast here on the show, that we often don’t have the time to look back and reflect. This big bets series reminded us of one of my favorite podcast interviews with Sahil Lavingia, Founder of Gumroad and Funder shl.vc. He joined the show in August of 2019, to share the story of bringing his company Gumroad back from the brink of failure, l..


This podcast was published on April 13, 2021



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Better Product

Roll a Rolling Fund Like Sahil Lavingia


This conversation was recorded live on Zoom. In this episode, Sahil shares:- Should CEOs be running funds on the side?- Is there a base level qualification you need before you’re ready to start a rolling fund?- What is a syndicate? Do they work alongside rolling funds?-  How Sahil thinks about warm intros vs cold outreachWant to hear more? Like the episode? Send us a note at [email protected]


This podcast was published on March 24, 2021



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Series Tea

by Mercury

Sharing Failures and Setting Expectations with Sahil Lavingia


In 2011, Sahil left his job as the second employee at Pinterest to work on Gumroad. He wanted to sell an icon he designed in Photoshop to his audience on Twitter and Dribble, but realized there was no easy way for him to do it. Prior to founding Gumroad, Sahil was a designer and engineer at the virtual DJ website, Turntable.Links to learn more about Sahil Lavingia:Sahil’s


This podcast was published on March 16, 2021



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Talking Too Loud with Chris Savage

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Ep 13 : Naval Ravikant and Sahil Lavingia - Feb 2021


Naval and Sahil, never hear them before together, this will be interesting.


This podcast was published on February 26, 2021



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Clubhouse FM

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#98 Sahil Lavingia: Observing the Present


Podcast: The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish (LS 69 · TOP 0.05% what is this?)Episode: #98 Sahil Lavingia: Observing the PresentPub da..


This podcast was published on December 20, 2020



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Philosophica

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#98 Sahil Lavingia: Observing the Present


Founder and CEO of Gumroad, writer and angel investor, Sahil Lavingia hops on TKP to chat about building a billion dollar business, the hardest skills to succeed, what he looks for during the hiring process, his worst mistake, the patterns of failure and success and so much more. Subscribe to TKP Premium: Members get early access, ad-free episodes, hand-edited transcripts, and member only content. https://fs.blog/knowledge-proj..


This podcast was published on December 08, 2020



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The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

73: Sahil Lavingia, Founder and CEO of Gumroad


This week it was awesome to dive deep into startups with Sahil Lavingia, Founder and CEO of Gumroad. Sahil’s seen it all in Silicon Valley - he was employee #2 at Pinterest, started Gumroad with a traditional venture backed structure, pivoted the business to be venture free and now has a rolling fund he operates in his spare time investing $7M a year in startups. We talked a lot about the differences in running a venture backed company vs. a..


This podcast was published on November 11, 2020



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Square One: Conversations with the Best in Business

by Romeen Sheth | Presented by FINTECH.TV

#31: Sahil Lavingia [Honesty]


Sahil Lavingia is the founder and CEO of Gumroad. Gumroad is an online platform that facilitates the sale of products by creators directly to consumers.Sahil left his job at Pinterest to start the company in 2011. Today, Gumroad serves nearly 75,000 creators earning more than $12M every month.In this episode, we talk about the beginning of Gumroad, how the creator landscape has changed in the last decade, trends in audience build..


This podcast was published on October 27, 2020



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Creative Elements

by Jay Clouse / The Podglomerate

Sahil Lavingia and Steve Schlafman on new VC structures


In this special episode of Origins, we discuss new VC fund structures with Sahil Lavingia, the founder of Gumroad and manager of one of the top rolling funds on AngelList, and Steve Schlafman, who combines professional coaching through his firm High Output with active angel investing using a traditional fund on AngelList.Both operators and investors, Sahil an..


This podcast was published on October 13, 2020



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Origins - A podcast about Limited Partners, created by Notation Capital

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#1 — Sahil Lavingia, founder of Gumroad


Show theme music: Compassion by Stefan Kartenberg


This podcast was published on August 12, 2020



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Means of Creation

by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

344: Sahil Lavingia On Building Technology Companies


Sahil Lavingia is the co-founder and CEO of Gumroad, a technology platform that helps creatives earn a living selling the stuff they make directly to their audience. He was previously the number two employee at Pinterest. In this conversation, we discuss the Gumroad story, the pros and cons of raising venture capital, why Sahil operates with such transparency, how he decided to start a fund, the economics of a VC fund, how t..


This podcast was published on July 24, 2020



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The Pomp Podcast

by Anthony Pompliano

Episode #22 - Sahil Lavingia - Founder & CEO of Gumroad


Full transcript here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fAZV_b_5iR6hIOs_anpHMiym2s-OpNSncrxMLqshLCA/edit?usp=sharingSahil is the Founder & CEO of Gumroad.The idea behind Gumroad was simple: Creators and others should be able to sell their products directly to their audiences with quick, simple links. No need for a storefront.Sahil thought Gumroad would become a billion-dollar company, with hundreds of employees. It..


This podcast was published on July 02, 2020



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Makerpad

by Ben Tossell

Sahil Lavingia on the Creator Economy, Venture Capital, and Rethinking Success


Sahil Lavingia (@shl), founder and CEO of Gumroad, joins Erik on this episode.They discuss:- The story of starting Gumroad, raising money, and getting featured in the media.- Going from a twenty person company to a five person company to a single-person company.- The advice he would give to a younger version of himself if he was starting over again.- The creator economy and which types o..


This podcast was published on March 31, 2020



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Village Global's Venture Stories

by Village Global

#8 — Sahil Lavingia — Escaping your own ideological bubble


Sahil Lavingia (@shl) is the CEO of Gumroad and a prolific entrepeneur, writer, painter and thinker. For episode #8, I chatted with Sahil about the challenges of building startups and his viral essay “reflecting on my “failure" to build a $1B company”. We also escaped the world of tech and startups to talk about moving from San Francisco to Provo, Utah – the most conservative and religious city in America and lessons he learned about brea..


This podcast was published on March 13, 2020



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Paradox Podcast

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#DeepDive — “How to Monetize Creativity and Solo-preneurship” — Sahil Lavingia


"The most exciting new podcast in the startup world.” - Eric Ries, Founder, and NYTimes bestselling author Mentioned in the podcast: https://twitter.com/shl/status/1229844208959152128 Today we've got another deep-dive episode and this one is on monetizing your creativity. It's with Sahil Lavingia, who is the founder and CEO of Gumroad, who's b..


This podcast was published on March 09, 2020



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Below the Line with James Beshara

by James Beshara

#134 – Code vs No-Code with Ben Tossell of Makerpad and Sahil Lavingia of Gumroad


The no-code movement is picking up steam, with more people than ever building apps and businesses without knowing how to code themselves. Ben Tossell (@bentossell), the creator of Makerpad, is betting his business that no-code is the future of work. However, Sahil Lavingia (@shl), the founder of Gumroad, isn't so sure that code. In this episode, I hosted a lively discussion between these two thoughtful bootstrappers about code vs no-code. Whic..


This podcast was published on November 11, 2019



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Indie Hackers

by Courtland Allen

19. Gumroad's Sahil Lavingia: Weekend Warrior


Sahil Lavingia is the founder and CEO of Gumroad, a web platform where creators can sell products directly to consumers. He was previously employee #2 at Pinterest. Links Gumroad


This podcast was published on October 14, 2019



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Your First Million

by Arlan Hamilton

Reflecting on Failure on the way to Building a Billion Dollar Company With Sahil Lavingia


This was one of those episodes where I did a ton of research and only asked about half of what I originally wanted to ask. We went down several rabbit holes and it was awesome. Sahil was an incredible guest. He’s really offing smart. He’s self aware and thinks about the things that matter most to him. We talk about his most recent claim to fame which is his Medium articles. But we also talk about transparency, getting funding, ego, ..


This podcast was published on October 04, 2019



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Mind Grapes

by Penji

How Sahil Lavingia (Gumroad CEO) Learned to Code


In this episode, Sahil Lavingia tells us how he learned Python, build Gumroad, as well as his advice for newbies stuck on choosing a programming language. Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript  The Learn to Code Podcast is available on iTunes,


This podcast was published on September 21, 2019



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Learn to Code in One Month

#7: Sustainable business with Sahil Lavingia


Sahil Lavingia, founder of Gumroad, discusses going from VC-backed to indie startup, building a sustainable business, the freeing effect of open financials, leaving Silicon Valley, remote work, and the no-code movement with James Gallagher, author, researcher, and editor at Maker Mag. Sponsored by Blockstack.


This podcast was published on August 29, 2019



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Trouble Makers

by Maker Mag

How Things Dont Grow; Reflections on Failing To Be a Billionaire - with Sahil Lavingia (CEO at Gumroad)


My guest today is Sahil Lavingia, and this is an incredibly powerful, honest & inspiring episode. Sahil is today the founder & CEO of Gumroad, a platform that helps creators get paid for the work they do. What is significantly more impressive though is Sahil’s journey to where he is today. Sahil was in many ways a prodigy as a teenager, working on apps & websites - and making $100k by age 15. He joined the University of Southern ..


This podcast was published on August 07, 2019



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The How Things Grow Podcast

by Shamanth Rao

#100 – From Aspiring Billionaire to Indie Hacker with Sahil Lavingia of Gumroad


After leaving his post as employee #2 at Pinterest, a teenage Sahil Lavingia (@shl) raised millions in funding from high-profile Silicon Valley to build a unicorn startup that could change the world — Gumroad. Today he lives in tiny Provo, Utah, spends much of his time learning to write and oil paint, and runs Gumroad as an indie business with the goal of making himself happier. In this episode we talk about what happened in between, and the..


This podcast was published on July 05, 2019



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Indie Hackers

by Courtland Allen

Sahil Lavingia on “failing to build a billion-dollar company”


Abadesi talks to Sahil Lavingia, founder and CEO of Gumroad, an online platform that enables creators to sell directly to their customers. Sahil is a very authentic founder who is not afraid to speak uncomfortable truths, as you’ll see in the interview. They talk about... His journey starting Gumroad and what happened when they realized the company wasn’t going to be as successf..


This podcast was published on June 19, 2019



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Product Hunt Radio

by Product Hunt

#11 — Sahil Lavingia — Solo Journey


Sahil Lavingia is the CEO and Founder of Gumroad, a platform to help creators create more through simple e-commerce and audience tools. He is also known for insightful and refreshing points of view on Twitter and Medium. To round it out, he’s also a designer, painter in addition to being a technology CEO and writer. Sahil and I have had similar paths in creation, from tech to design to art, as well as being a founder that has seen almost eve..


This podcast was published on June 11, 2019



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Below the Line with James Beshara

by James Beshara

#039 Sahil Lavingia - Founding Gumroad & Escaping Political Bubbles


Sahil Lavingia is the Founder and CEO of the e-commerce website Gumroad. We discuss how he founded the company, mending political polarisation and why he moved from San Francisco, California to Provo, Utah. Subscribe to 'Real Talk With Zuby' podcast on iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher - https://fanlink.to/zubypodcast Follow Zuby - https://twitter.com/zubymusic Follow Sahil - https://twitter.com/shl Support my work on P..


This podcast was published on June 07, 2019



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Real Talk with Zuby

by Zuby

Episode 38: Interview with Sahil Lavingia, CEO and Founder of Gumroad


As the CEO and Founder of Gumroad, Sahil Lavingia talks about the presumption of success and defying statistical odds, the fact that success and failure are contextual, and getting yourself to a place where you are able to do what you love confidently, openly ..


This podcast was published on May 08, 2019



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The Heartbeat

by Claire Lew

Episode 38: Interview with Sahil Lavingia, CEO and Founder of Gumroad


As the CEO and Founder of Gumroad, Sahil Lavingia talks about the presumption of success and defying statistical odds, the fact that success and failure are contextual, and getting yourself to a place where you are able to do what you love confidently, openly and authentically. Every few weeks as part of The Heartbeat, I…


This podcast was published on May 08, 2019



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The Heartbeat

by Claire Lew

Sahil Lavingia: Pushing Forward Through Technical Debt After a Massive Layoff


Robby speaks with Sahil Lavingia, Founder and CEO of Gumroad. Sahil has been transparent about the challenges of building a company – speaking on VC investments, layoffs, and more. Sahil talks about why he built Gumroad, adjusting development processes when your staff shrinks, working with VCs, and the future of Gumroad, including the pros and cons of potentially open sourcing the product. Helpful Links Follow Sahil


This podcast was published on May 06, 2019



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Maintainable

by Robby Russell

Sahil Lavingia on Failing to Build a Billion-Dollar Company


Sahil Lavingia is the founder and CEO of Gumroad, a web platform where creators can sell products directly to consumers with quick, simple links. Sahil was the second-ever employee at Pinterest before starting Gumroad with the goal of making it a billion-dollar company. Gumroad got off to an explosive start, but it eventually imploded. Sahil managed to keep the company afloat and made it independent, healthy,..


This podcast was published on April 09, 2019



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Famous Failures

#95 : Sahil Lavingia - Gumroad CEO; Less is More


Sahil Lavingia is a designer, writer, painter, and creator of Gumroad. Gumroad is a platform designed for artists to sell and share their work; it’s what I use to distribute all of my own products. While still a teenager, Sahil was the first designer for Pinterest. Sahil and I had an awesome conversation about art, music, and the creative process. We discussed simplicity and productivity. I was immediately struck by the depth of his f..


This podcast was published on January 13, 2019



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Music Production Podcast

Sahil Lavingia (Gumroad)


This week I talk with Sahil Lavingia, Founder of Gumroad! In this episode we talk about dropping out of college, being the second hire at Pinterest, the history of Gumroad, raising millions of dollars, laying off 75% of the team, profitability, the future of work and more! Enjoy! http://founderchats.com https://gumroad.com https://baremetrics.com


This podcast was published on April 17, 2018



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Founder Chats

by Baremetrics

53: Solving the Shout Problem (feat. Sahil Lavingia)


Today we caught up with Sahil Lavingia, the founder and CEO at Gumroad. We chat about building an audience online, the challenges of being a designer, engineer and founder, and what the hiring process looks like at Gumroad. If you missed it, we recently announced Spec, a new podcast network for designers and developers! We hope you'll check it out and follow @specfm ..


This podcast was published on August 19, 2015



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Design Details

by Brian Lovin, Marshall Bock

53: Solving the Shout Problem (feat. Sahil Lavingia)


Today we caught up with Sahil Lavingia, the founder and CEO at Gumroad. We chat about building an audience online, the challenges of being a designer, engineer and founder, and what the hiring process looks like at Gumroad. If you missed it, we recently announced Spec, a new podcast network for designers and developers! We hope you'll check it out and follow @specfm o..


This podcast was published on August 19, 2015



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Design Details

by Brian Lovin, Marshall Bock

009: How to Build a SaaS Product in a Weekend and Raise $8 Million - with Sahil Lavingia


Sahil Lavingia is the founder and CEO of Gumroad, a startup which enables creatives (such as writers, designers and musicians) to sell their products directly to their audience. Sahil founded Gumroad in 2011 and to date has raised more $8 million in funding.   Links & Resources Mentioned Gumroad Pinterest   Enjoyed ..


This podcast was published on October 06, 2014



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The SaaS Podcast - SaaS, Startups, Growth Hacking & Entrepreneurship

by Omer Khan

Sahil Lavingia: Going from College Dropout to Designing Pinterest's Grid


Designer and entrepreneur Sahil Lavingia talks about how he dropped out of college to help design Pinterest's unique user interface and the lessons his learned from building his own products, like Gumroad.


This podcast was published on October 31, 2012



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