I’m Lexi Grant, founder of They Got Acquired. We share stories of companies that sell for 6, 7 or low-8 figures — the kinds of exits that don’t usually get splashy headlines, but can be life-changing for founders.
Our podcast takes you behind the scenes of these companies, sharing what founders go through when they start, grow, and sell a business.
Sam Parr: I’m not driven to like be a billionaire. I’m driven by like doing something meaningful. And I have a feeling that if I do something meaningful to me, it’s just so happens that it’s going to make a lot of money.
We explore not only each acquisition, but everything it took to get there. For this first season of the podcast, we’re bringing you eight inspiring stories that will open your eyes to what’s possible,
Manuel Frigerio: I woke up in the middle of the night and I had five pounds left in my, in my wallet. And, flash forward, uh, only a few years. Um, I sell my business for me life-changing amount of money. That’s the thing I’m most proud of.
Interviews with founders who didn’t work themselves into the ground, yet still built something meaningful.
Laura Roeder: So I don’t look back at Edgar and think, oh, I was so stressed. It was so hard. I sacrificed everything. Like I look back at Edgar and I’m like, I enjoy that. And I didn’t sacrifice myself.
Conversations with entrepreneurs who did things their OWN way, even when times got hard.
Jon Hainstock: I don’t want to relive that. It was definitely really difficult. Um, there were so many emotions too, of just trying to figure out, do we want to sell or not? But we felt like we had to figure this out. We had to make a decision.
Stories, that help us rethink what startup success can look like.
Anna Maste: It gave me freedom being able to…Be there for my family, be there for my kids and build something that I was proud of — that in the end served us better financially than keeping my day job ever could have
Season 1 of They Got Acquired launches March 22nd. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.