Fastest growing ever? How he went from $0 to $1.2m in 4 weeks

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Jon Darbyshire
Founder, SmartSuite
from Newport Beach, CA, USA
started July 2021
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Tara Darbyshire, Peter Novosel, and Jon Darbyshire founded the SmartSuite, which provides a collaborative Work Management platform that enables teams to plan, track and manage workflows.

Before building SmartSuite, the founders took the time to understand what appeals to that market - how they collaborate, communicate, and manage files.

Around 90 outside developers worked for 3 years to build the core platform, and it managed to acquire 400 customers in just 4 weeks at $100,000 MRR

SmartSuite currently offers three monthly seat pricing tiers:

  • $10 for Team
  • $25 for Pro
  • $35 for Enterprise.

Currently, they are seeing 10 to 12 seats per customer on average. The largest deal they had closed since their launch four weeks ago is for 150 seats.


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