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For Starters

Rigor's Craig Hyde: From $50 A Month to Eight Figure ARR

  • S2E3
  • 40:31
  • January 31st 2023

In episode three, Anil chats with Atlanta-based entrepreneur Craig Hyde, who is the founder and former CEO of Rigor. There are quite a few technical challenges behind keeping a large prominent website performing well. Rigor helps customers, such as CNN, Home Depot and Best Buy, monitor what's happening behind the scenes and ensure that they're providing a reliable and responsive online experience. Find out about Craig's fascinating entrepreneurial story and how he found product market fit.

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For Starters shares insights about launching a new business from those who’ve done it before so you can learn from what they did right—and wrong.

This program is produced by GrepBeat and hosted by Anil Chawla of ArchiveSocial (now Optimere).

Thanks to Robinson Bradshaw for sponsoring this series.

Meet the Host

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Anil Chawla
Tech Entrepreneur

Anil Chawla is the founder and former CEO of ArchiveSocial, a social media archiving software for records compliance and risk management for public entities. He led the company from a niche idea to eight-figure annual revenue and more than 2,300 employees. In 2021, ArchiveSocial was acquired by CivicPlus.

Prior to diving into entrepreneurship, Anil spent his early career as a software engineer at IBM developing enterprise-grade security software and experimenting with emerging internet technologies. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in computer science.