Lance Walley, the serial entrepreneur behind Chargify and Engine Yard, talks openly about his hits and misses
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When I read this line in Lance Walley’s LinkedIn profile about a previous startup, I knew he’d be the kind of frank interviewee you’d need to hear: The system worked very well, but frankly, the world didn’t seem to care 🙁
In this interview, you’ll hear the stories behind many of the companies Lance launched, including FaceBridge, the company that inspired that line. You’ll also hear how a 1% ownership difference in his first business made a world of difference.
Today Lance is probably best known for Engine Yard. Some of the world’s biggest Rails websites are on the Engine Yard Platform. Recently, he went on to be the co-founder of Chargify, which simplifies recurring billing for Web 2.0 and SaaS companies.
Lance is currently the CEO and co-founder of Chargify.com. Other companies that Lance has founded and/or co-founded include: