Mike McDerment had the entrepreneurial bug early on. In second grade, he built a video game and told everyone he was going to sell it. Today, Mike runs Freshbooks—a tool for freelancers with nearly 2 million active users.
It all started when Mike was building a web design agency and accidentally erased one client’s invoice while saving another.
In that moment, Mike decided there had to be a much better way, so he built Freshbooks, a cloud-based bookkeeping and invoicing system for freelancers.
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On today’s episode of Freelance to Founder, you’ll hear Mike’s story from web design agency to building one of the most-used tools for freelancers on the market.
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