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How Serial Entrepreneur Raj Sheth Built and Sold Recruiterbox for Millions of Dollars

How Serial Entrepreneur Raj Sheth Built and Sold Recruiterbox for Millions of Dollars

On today’s episode of Gritty Founder, Kreig Kent talks with Raj Sheth about how he built and grew Recruiterbox. Raj shares advice on raising money, being persistent, and staying scrappy as a founder.

He is the CEO & co-founder of Recruiterbox, a recruiting software company with more than 2400 customers. Since the recording of this episode, Recruiterbox has been acquired and he is now the Founder and CEO of DecaSource, a company that’s building software to accelerate the recruiting process.

Some Questions Kreig Asks Raj:

– What is the business model for Recruiterbox? How do you generate revenue? (11:38)
– How did you scale the business? (13:09)
– How did you go about building the company without any venture capital? (18:57)
– What is one characteristic that is important for a founder to have? (26:40)
– What is one thing you find to be true that most people disagree with? (28:43)

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

– Raj’s journey as an entrepreneur and how he started Recruiterbox (4:40)
– About the first version of the Recruiterbox product (9:23)
– Recruiterbox’s marketing strategy and the importance of organic SEO (14:16)
– Raj’s experience raising money for Recruiterbox and why he decided not to take any venture capital (19:42)
– How to decide if you should raise money for a SaaS company (22:34)
– Why you need persistence to be a successful founder (26:49)
– Always be scrappy (28:49)

Connect with Raj Sheth:


Also Mentioned on This Show…

Raj’s favorite quote:
“Not all those who wander are lost.” ―J. R. R. Tolkien

Raj’s book recommendations:
The Everything Store by Brad Stone
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

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