Inside Gumroad’s Historic Crowdfunding — And Sahil Lavingia’s Plans To Turn Customers Into Investors

Just before launching the crowdfunding campaign for his startup, Gumroad, Sahil Lavingia fretted. Despite two of tech’s big names, AngelList founder Naval Ravikant and Basecamp CEO Jason Fried, committed to invest a combined $ 1 million into Gumroad, other investors warned Lavingia against becoming a sacrificial lamb as the first entrepreneur to test the SEC’s […]


Inside Story: Inc.'s 'How I Did It'

I had coffee on a recent morning with an entrepreneur, as I often do. What struck me about this founder, an enthusiastic Ohioan named Austin Allison, was how unremarkable his remarkable story was. He is CEO of dotloop, a maker of cloud-based software that streamlines the maddeningly slow dance of documentation that accompanies any home […]