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Tim Schumacher (@TimSchu), the mastermind behind SEDO and Adblock Plus, now leads the SaaS Group to new heights. With $60 million ARR, 20 thriving businesses, and 300 employees, Tim shares his incredible journey from a coder to an influential entrepreneur in scaling businesses.

From his strategic focus on developer and online marketing tools to his forward-thinking perspective on the role of AI in reshaping the industry, we dive deep into the bootstrapping mindset and how it empowers founders to build something extremely valuable that SaaS Group can keep running, growing, and creating life-changing exits at the same time.

Oh, and did you know that Tim almost bought my business?

Tim on Twitter: https://x.com/TimSchu

00:00:00 Private Equity and Business Growth Trends
00:12:34 Evaluating Niche Business Acquisitions
00:24:39 Acquisition and Growth Strategies in Business

This episode is sponsored by Acquire.com

The blog post: https://thebootstrappedfounder.com/tim-schumacher-the-bootstrappers-mindset/ 

The podcast episode: https://tbf.fm/episodes/324-tim-schumacher-the-bootstrappers-mindset

The video: https://youtu.be/16MQT8hU7wY

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  • (00:00) - Private Equity and Business Growth Trends
  • (12:34) - Evaluating Niche Business Acquisitions
  • (24:39) - Acquisition and Growth Strategies in Business

Published on May 29, 2024 in Business
US English


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