Founder Stories

About Canny and our adventures in bootstrapping a startup

The end of our digital nomad journey

The end of our digital nomad journey

After living the digital nomad life for the last two years, we’re settling down. Here’s why and where.

Saying no to big customers

Saying no to big customers

We decided Canny would be a self-serve product and focus on small to mid-sized companies. Here’s why we’re saying no to big customers.

Year in review: Lessons from our second year of bootstrapping Canny

Year in review: Lessons from our second year of bootstrapping Canny

It’s been two years since we launched Canny. Here are some lessons from this past year and how you might apply them to your company.

How we’ve managed to attract top talent to our early-stage startup

How we’ve managed to attract top talent to our early-stage startup

Hiring top talent can be crucial to the success of your business. Here’s how we’ve been able to attract rockstars to our small team.

A year of writing

A year of writing

Being able to articulate thoughts in a concise, easy to understand way is a practiced skill. The only way I’m going to get better at it is by doing it. Here are some things I’m doing to be a better writer this year.

Reflections from the last 2 years as a founder

Reflections from the last 2 years as a founder

Two years ago, Sarah quit her comfortable desk job at Facebook. Here are some things she learned along the way.

Building your brand by telling your story

Building your brand by telling your story

Telling your story is a great way to build your brand. Here are some ways we’re using storytelling to build awareness for Canny.

First hire to first fire

First hire to first fire

Being able to hire someone with our hard-earned revenue is very rewarding. But it’s not easy! Read about our experience and takeaways from growing our team.

How to be productive without an office

How to be productive without an office

Whether you’re living in a big city, traveling, or something in between, you don’t need an office to be productive. Here are some tips for productivity without an office.

Year in review: Lessons learned from bootstrapping our SaaS startup

Year in review: Lessons learned from bootstrapping our SaaS startup

It’s officially been a year since we launched our SaaS startup, Canny. We’re proud of how far we’ve come, but we’d definitely do some things differently. Here are the highlights of our journey so far, and some of our biggest learning lessons.

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