Description: Squarespace founder Anthony Casalena didn’t necessarily know he wanted to start a business, but he did have a clear concept of what he wanted. “I was trying to make my personal website and I wasn’t satisfied with any of the existing services” said Casalena in interview, “I had a very clear concept of what I wanted to create and how I wanted to do it, so becoming an entrepreneur was the natural next step.”
Date: June 20, 2012
Questions for Discussions:
- What should drive the decision to start a new company, according to Casalena?
- What does Casalena have to say about the way to handle growth of a start-up?
- What does he have to say about managing the operations of the firm and the value of outsourcing services?
- How does Casalen view financing and investors?