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The Idea: Invoicing for Freelancers

(and why I think it will work)

As I mentioned in “What’s this all about?“, I’ve had the startup bug since I was 12 years old, as I watched my Dad struggle with and build a successful software startup. I’ve been coding for about that long as well. Since I began writing software professionally around the year 2000, I’ve had something going on the side (“nights and weekends”-style), dreaming of the day when I could quit my day job and go full-time. I didn’t want to become a billionaire or build an empire — I just wanted to make my own decisions, mistakes, and schedule.

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“What is this all about and why should I care?”

In late June, 2021, I quit my job at Amazon to pursue my life-long dream of running my own SaaS. I watched my Dad start his company as kid and have wanted to do the same for 30 years. I now have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go full-time on my idea, for up to a year (probably not enough time, I know), so I’m going for it!

I’ll post updates and learnings here as I go. To learn more about what drives me and why, you can read about it in “What’s this all about?” or read the short version in the Twitter thread, below:

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