Mike Williams is the Founder of BuildLab, a digital development and automation studio. Leveraging a wide array of tools and expertise, Mike and his team build everything from no-code automations to fully-coded custom applications, and everything in between. Currently, at BuildLab, Mike uses tools like Integromat, Zapier, Airtable, HubSpot, Firebase, and many more to help automate and scale companies. His clients range from local businesses to billion dollar companies. Mike has also founded two event ticketing companies, MJ Seats and SharpSeat. MJ Seats was listed in the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing US companies in 2017 and 2018, finding itself in the top 1000 both years.
In this episode:
1. Mike shares his journey from tech business consulting at Accenture to entrepreneurship. Through building his businesses he realized there were opportunities to automate many processes such as billing. Using no-code, low-code tools was able to scale with minimal effort.
2. BuildLab helps a wide range of cusomter sizes and industries, both in terms of how deep they help supplement technical needs.
3. No code/low code tools are easy to use and flexible. A growing business business can really automate many manual processes that can run on their own. It saves time and gives the business owner opportunity to focus on business growth.
4. Mike shares lessons learned, mainly to stay in a "learning mode". Also, find something you are uniquely qualified to do. He calls this "product market founder fit".
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