March 28, 2022

Marc Castro on Learning and Growing a SaaS Company to $1M ARR

Resilience, introspection, and systems. Lots of systems. These are the growth elements Marc Castro used to take his company from $0 to $1M ARR. The first years weren't easy, though. Focusing on developing three products at once, launching without an audience, and overworking were only a few of the blocks that almost killed Datalyse. Listen to our conversation to learn how Marc and his team overcame the challenges and built a thriving SaaS company.

Quick Notes

📚 Favorite book

  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel [Amazon link]
  • The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection by Michael A. Singer [Amazon link]
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill [Amazon link]

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