lifehacker interviews

I’m Mailchimp Co-founder Ben Chestnut, And This Is How I Work

I’m Mailchimp Co-founder Ben Chestnut, And This Is How I Work

If you’ve ever listened to a podcast, you’ve heard of Mailchimp. (“Mail… kimp?”) We talked to Ben Chestnut, CEO and co-founder of the email newsletter company and marketing platform that grew to half a billion dollars in revenue without ever taking any venture capital. Ben reveals the email habit that…

I’m Scribd Founder Trip Adler, And This Is How I Work

I’m Scribd Founder Trip Adler, And This Is How I Work

We last talked to Trip Adler in 2014, about expanding Scribd from a document hosting service to an ebook subscription service. Since then Scribd has kept growing. (And yes, it’s still useful even though library ebooks exist). We talked to Adler about the binary path for startups, leaving room for…