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Part 1 – How Andrew Wilkinson Bootstrapped a Multi-Million Dollar Design Agency [076]

Part 1 - How Andrew Wilkinson Bootstrapped a Multi-Million Dollar Design Agency - Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson is the founder of MetaLab and Flow. Metalab is a design agency that Andrew founded when he was just 20 years old and has grown it into a business with over 60 employees. MetaLab is the design team behind Slack which is now valued at $2.8 billion. And Flow is a task management SaaS application for teams which is used by companies like Etsy, Tesla, Adobe, and TED.

In this episode we talk about:

  • How Andrew turned Metalab into a multi-million dollar design agency
  • How he met and partnered with Stewart Butterfield the founder of Slack
  • How Andrew has built not one, but 3 multi-million dollar businesses
  • How he learned to manage his anxiety and use it to drive himself
  • The advice that Andrews father gave him which forced him to grow his business

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Hi, I'm Omer, the founder of SaaS Club and host of The SaaS Podcast. I help early stage founders and entrepreneurs to build, launch and grow successful SaaS businesses. Join me on this journey.