About this list of Building in Public communities
This list of communities is dedicated to #buildinginpublic, full communities of indie hackers, creators, and solopreneurs who share transparently and confidently while growing an engaging audience. If you're a seasoned pro at building in public with an established audience, just starting out, or curious about building in public, you can surround yourself by likeminded builders.
Online Communities for Building in Public13
Micro SaaS HQ
on circleA calmer ecosystem for Micro SaaS Builders. Micro SaaS HQ brings an entire ecosystem to you to help you build profitable SaaS Ideas.(3)
KernalKernal is a growing community of qualified founders, builders, and investors focused on validating pre-seed startup ideas. Our members are tech-savvy ideators collaborating on feedback that signals the appropriate decision to build an MVP for investors. Join now to take your startup idea to the next level!(1)
on slackPublic Lab is the only private community dedicated to Building in Public. It brings together indie hackers, creators, and solopreneurs who care about authenticity and transparency in their building journey.
Monthly Makers ClubJoin a cohort at the start of the month, ship your MVP at the end of the month. Leverage the power of community to stay focussed, productive and accountable.ChatPerksEventsNewsletterPaid
skillShack(⚡);skillShack(⚡); is a community for software professionals looking to share the projects they are working on and get feedback. From side projects to startups! We allow submission of GitHub Repos, links to your website/platform, a video URL showcasing your product for you to fully showcase what you are working on!
Find your Following
on discordFind your Following is a course on building in public by Arvid Kahl. The courses teaches you how to grow an authentic Twitter presence with intentional relationships and a following that trusts and respects you. Those that purchase the course get access to the exclusive discord community that Arvid leads.
on redditGrow in Public is a community to discuss starting businesses, sharing new business ideas, discuss building a brand, and more! We are looking to connect you with other founders who you can build and learn with.
MakeMake is a community of founders and investors building the future.
Open MakersOpen Makers is a community of makers who #BuildInPublic. Looking to join the "Open Maker / Build in Public" movement? We make it easy to share your profile and projects with fellow makers.
AstramindAstramind is a platform for Makers, SaaS founders to build in public and engage with fellow makers who get to use their products. Get engagement from customers & makers for what you build right from day one.ForumPairing
on slackBuild startup in public, share your data and learn from other founders. Nano gives a platform to share your daily content updates and publish your startup open data.
Not Another Slack
on slackNot Another Slack is a community dedicated to people interested in or running their own side project. From creating their own website to building apps, whatever it is that is outside of their day job, we're here to celebrate and help others to build and launch their own side projects.
CtrlAltCCEasily find lesser known startup tools, see how other makers use them and share your own!