288: Thibault Louis-Lucas — Selling a $10M SaaS and Building Another One

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Thibault Louis-Lucas (@tibo_maker), or Tibo for short, is the indie hacker and innovator behind successful ventures like TweetHunter and Taplio — which he sold for over $10M!

In this episode, we unravel Thibault's thrilling journey from the joys of product creation to the intricacies of selling a business on the global stage. He shares his strategies for tripling revenue post-acquisition, the pivotal role of community engagement, and his candid insights on AI risks, nomadic lifestyles, and the ever-evolving tech landscape.

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned developer, join us for an enlightening conversation that's as much a masterclass in the art of SaaS as it is a celebration of community and adaptability in the digital age.

Tibo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tibo_maker

00:00:00 Building Products
00:17:22 Building Stable Efficient Software Product
00:24:59 AI Risks and Nomadic Lifestyle Discussion
00:33:52 Video Content for Indie Hackers
00:41:31 Building in Public, Power of Feedback

This episode is sponsored by Acquire.com

The blog post: https://thebootstrappedfounder.com/thibault-louis-lucas-selling-a-10m-saas-and-building-another-one/
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  • (00:00) - Building Products
  • (17:22) - Building Stable Efficient Software Product
  • (24:59) - AI Risks and Nomadic Lifestyle Discussion
  • (33:52) - Video Content for Indie Hackers
  • (41:31) - Building in Public, Power of Feedback

Creators and Guests

Arvid Kahl
Arvid Kahl
Empowering founders with kindness. Building in Public. Sold my SaaS FeedbackPanda for life-changing $ in 2019, now sharing my journey & what I learned.
Thibault Louis-Lucas
Thibault Louis-Lucas
Building https://t.co/SqfsvoXlPJ & https://t.co/CSayh5BEre to $10m ARR (sold)Sharing my learnings about biz growthAcquired https://t.co/6ajtJMGXYgSharing tips here: https://t.co/1rc6NB4UIu
288: Thibault Louis-Lucas — Selling a $10M SaaS and Building Another One
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