Find product-market fit with the Startup Field Guide podcast

The Unusual Ventures Startup Field Guide podcast uncovers the path to product-market fit for early-stage founders and product builders. Learn from world-class startup founders as they share stories, challenges, and uncommon insights from their own journey.

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Aurora Solar: Chris Hopper on bootstrapping climate tech

Aurora Solar is a solar design platform that has accelerated small business growth in the solar energy industry. Through it, vendors and homeowners have instant access to crucial data about home solar projects. In this episode, Co-founder at Aurora Solar Chris Hopper shares how he went from installing solar panels to managing a $4B climate tech unicorn that has powered over 10 million solar projects. Join us as we discuss: Building a product around ignored customer needs Bootstrapping growth with SMBs for momentum Expanding up-market in a concentrated enterprise segment

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