Remember that line in the Social Network, “A million dollars isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A billion dollars.”
Well…maybe not for all of us.
Dan Cameron of Sprout Apps, is a great example of an entrepreneur that wants to stay small and isn’t motivated by the billion dollar dream. That’s not to say he doesn’t want to see his revenue move up and to the right, but it’s not his motivating factor. There’s a certain level of control that one has in business, by not scaling as fast as possible.
You don’t worry about hiring, paying more taxes, and expanding the product line. You do what you do, and you do it well. Storylines that won’t make the rounds on TechCrunch, but serve as positive dialogue for those of us embracing a lifestyle business.
In today’s episode, we’ll unpack the reasoning behind Dan’s decisions, both good and bad. We’ll also explore some of the growing pains Sprout Apps has experienced in the marketplace, like when a big brand started buying adwords with his branding.