FounderGigs is a job board and talent marketplace for founders or early startup employees to find part time and hourly roles with other startups.

FounderGigs

Portrait of the maker

Alex Friedman

Maker

Maker

That you really don’t need a lot of time or money to validate a market. FounderGigs was sparked by a tweet. I couldn’t let the opportunity pass me so I stayed up super late one night building it and when we launched we had around 800 sign ups within 72 hours.

Starter Stack
5
hours to build

How to go from idea to launch in 48 hours

What is it:

FounderGigs is a job board and talent marketplace for founders or early startup employees to find part time and hourly roles with other startups. 

Maker Insight:

That you really don’t need a lot of time or money to validate a market. FounderGigs was sparked by a tweet. I couldn’t let the opportunity pass me so I stayed up super late one night building it and when we launched we had around 800 sign ups within 72 hours.

What did I learn:

Reference links of how to build in public:
Step 1 https://twitter.com/heyalexfriedman/status/1436766681402126336
Step 2
https://twitter.com/heyalexfriedman/status/1438231197486825474

This is a video about #172: Foundergigs - How to go from idea to app in 5 hours

14 Things I learned going from idea to launching an app to product market fit in 48 hours.

00:00 #173
This is video is #173 No-code Teardown:
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vprq3FdafRg
01:00 Intro to the Maker Alex Friedman
02:00 How to build in public and why would you want to do that? Momentum is a massive lever to use when building. No-code helps you pull that lever.
03:00 Why I believe prototyping is dead. Get higher fidelity off feedback and actually build the thing
04: Using no-code + build in public is an unbeatable combo. It allows you. to market your product and be the builder at the same time.
06: Stack of no-code tools used to create this job board and web app
06: Preview of Softr.io and what types of products that you can build with it
06: How does the backend CMS work for building a basic webapp with Softr.io? We preview Airtable.com
07: The third part of the stack is Typeform to take in information and automate workflows from it
07: What. is Founder Gigs and what problem does it solve? How did Alex discover this problem?: https://twitter.com/heyalexfriedman/status/1436766681402126336
08: Landing page teardown.
09: Product management opportunity. How could we increase conversion for our app? What element I think is missing to do A/B test to see if it increases conversions. How do you find a way to increase conversion?
10: Using a dynamic filterable list with Softr.io
13: How to use Typeform.com to drive the workflow of your app and better to use than a native form builders that come standard with most website builders.
16: How can you apply no-code automations to your product setup. I talk about how to setup automations using Typeform, Airtable and Softr.io to rapidly decrease your operational time spend to manage your product.
19: What happens when a large audience + building in public + no-code all come together.

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