101: Mentorship Momentum with Matt Wensing of SimSaaS


August 29th, 2019

32 mins 16 secs

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About this Episode

While Ben’s on vacation, Derrick welcomes Matt Wensing, founder of SimSaaS and co-host of the Out of Beta podcast. Matt was also the co-founder and CEO of Stormpulse.

Derrick credits Matt for giving him great advice to make the winding down of Level less daunting. Now, Derrick’s on the upswing of rebuilding his confidence, despite challenging cluster headaches and stress cannibalising productivity.

Today’s Topics Include:

  • Out of Beta: Matt’s new podcast where he publicly discusses projects and products
  • Mentorship Momentum: Seek help to sharpen software as a service (SaaS) skills
  • Matt’s focused on marketing efforts to get work done and sales to gain access
  • What is launching? Get started for free!
  • TinySeed, Big Benefits: Solo business can’t do it alone; community plays a big role
  • Fruitful Conversations: StaticKit update involves JavaScript, APIs, and Markup (JAMStack)

Links and resources:

Matt Wensing on Twitter

Matt Wensing on LinkedIn



Out of Beta Podcast


SimSaaS on TinySeed


MicroConf Europe

Brian Casel

Rob Walling

Jason Cohen

Company of One by Paul Jarvis



CI/CD for WordPress with Peter Suhm of Branch CI

Art of Product on Twitter

Derrick Reimer Website

Derrick Reimer on Twitter

Ben Orenstein Website

Ben Orenstein on Twitter


Tuple’s Pair Programming Guide



Level Retrospective

Level Manifesto