About this list of Indie Business communities
Indie business are for solo founders and independent bootstrapped business owners. Having no employees and no investors definitely has it's perks, but going down this road alone doesn't mean you need to make all decisions by yourself. Indie founders who have online communities of like-minded people to rely on for advice can greatly accelerate their growing business.
Online Communities for Indie Hackers54
Wannabe Entrepreneur Space
on slackBootstrapping a company or a side project is not an easy job! You might feel lonely or lost. There are always millions of questions in your mind and almost zero answers… Joining our WBE space can probably help!(13)
on slackIndie Worldwide is a social club and virtual incubator for startup founders. A community for makers who can't get to an in-person meetup group or want to expand their circle beyond their local area. We host online video chats where you can make friends, meet co-founders, find new clients, and get advice. 100% online.(9)
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)
on discordA discord community & paid cohort-based course by Daniel Vassallo. By purchasing the course on GumRoad, you will get access to an active community of 650+ people where we discuss ideas, get feedback, share wins, and help each other. We will be your support network as you venture out in the unpredictable world of business. You get lifetime access to our private Discord server, and there are no recurring fees. When you enroll you get access to 3 things, all inclusive of the one-time signup fee: The community, the cohort course, and the guest classes.(3)
on slackRamen Club is the Slack community, content and tools getting bootstrapped founders to ramen profitable, and beyond. "The accountability, advice and deeper bonds I get from Ramen Club have been pivotal to me reaching $3.5k MRR for Tiiny Host." - Philip Baretto, Founder, Tiiny Host"(1)
on heartbeatDay One is a community and fellowship program for all types of emerging entrepreneurs. Backed by Gary Vaynerchuk, Human Ventures, Antler and others, we focus on providing our fellows with the community, connections, learnings, and perks to significantly accelerate their path.
Indie HackersJoin the Indie Hackers community. Learn from the founders behind hundreds of profitable online businesses, and connect with others who are starting and growing their own companies.
IndieStackWe're the Private Community for Indie Founders. Building, launching, running, and growing digital products has its own unique challenges. We're a community that's sharing our experiences, insights, and solutions about digital products. Our goal is to help individuals make a living off what they create online.ForumChatApplyEventsNewsletterPaid
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.
on meepsMegaMaker is for geeks who ❤️ making things. We help developers, designers, and product people: Make better stuff on the web. Earn a better living from what they make. For some folks, “earning a better living” will mean bootstrapping a product business, but for others, it might mean building a side-project that earns $2k / year and helps them take their family to Disneyland. Basically, we’re web workers who want more than a regular 9-5.
on discordContinuum is the learning platform for creatives, professionals and hobbyists. You can learn in-demand digital skills to grow your career or business — for free.
on slackWe’re a Supportive Community for European Founders of Early-Stage Startups. Building a business is a challenge — particularly when faced with a global pandemic. We are an online community of open-minded entrepreneurs from all over Europe who are willing to share their journey and truly help one another.ChatPairingPerksEventsNewsletter
Founder SummitA remote community of founders building calm profitable sustainable companies.ApplyPairingEventsNewsletterPaid
on slackWe're a community sharing insights & about everything marketplaces. Building, launching, and running online marketplaces has its own unique challenges. We're a community that's sharing our experiences, insights, and problem solving about everything marketplaces.ChatPerksEventsNewsletterPaid
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
Starter StoryLearn how people are starting successful businesses. 3,079 case studies with founders who built their businesses to thousands of customers.
Triba Business Community
on discordThis group is dedicated to helping businesses develop connections and engage with the right people. Find your belonging. In Triba, you are heard. We offer a friendly environment to engage, network, make friends, and grow your personal and professional network. Weekly workshops and daily activities to practice and apply skills.
on slackThe home of the generalist. Community, opportunities and support for navigating the world whilst wearing many hats.
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!
WIPJoin a community of makers shipping together. From first-time entrepreneurs to solo-founders bootstrapping $300,000/year companies. Build better habits by surrounding yourself with productive makers. Get advice & feedback from experienced bootstrappers. Stay accountable by publicly sharing your progress.
Trends ProMeet Successful Founders and Investors Join successful founders and investors such as Ben Tossell, Hiten Shah, Rob Walling, Rosie Sherry, Tyler Tringas, Lenny Rachitsky, Shripriya Mahesh, Arvid Kahl and more. Discover What’s Next Get the next 52 weeks of Trends Pro reports. Each report saves you more than 50+ hours of market research. Learn From the Best Hear from experts in our community. Get your questions answered and collaborate with others on topics such as Micro Private Equity, Micro-SaaS, Digital Products and more. See Around Corners See topics weeks, and sometimes months, before others. Join us as we collaborate, share predictions and find opportunities together. Daily Standups Get feedback, share wins, get support on launches, meet new friends, ask for help and share your work. Stay accountable alongside a group of successful founders. Weekly Meetups Hit a 10-Day Standup Streak and Join Trends Tribe Every Monday @ 5PM ET
on slackJoin a vibrant community of nearly 1,500 founders and aspiring founders of startups and SaaS companies from around the globe. We host a weekly live streamed AMA with founders of some of the most influential SaaS businesses from around the world, host various networking opportunities, and much more.
Launch MBAWe're a community of motivated makers learning to build profitable online businesses by doing it. Some people learn best in a classroom surrounded by books. We learn best on the job. If that describes you, join us.ChatApplyEventsPaid
Future of Work
on guildIn the last few years the world of work has changed dramatically, with digital adoption, offices becoming more fluid and workforces expanding internationally. In this group we share visions and discuss different viewpoints on how we can foster a more equitable sustainable future for everyone at work.
on telegramAccountability groups for developers. How it works: Buy a seat in the group. Fill out form. Join group from invite. Post updates for 30 days. Get charged for missed days. Current groups: Job Hunters, Founders, Crypto Devs, Builders, Creators, 30 Days of Customer Interviews, ConvertKitChatApplyPairingPaid
on discordAccountability group of makers, focus on marketing. I always felt like marketing and selling are the hardest part of the startup/Indie journey. So I decided to create a community very focus on this topic so we can improve our marketing skills together!
Founders CafeCo-work with founders from Stanford, YC, Harvard, & more. Our cohort co-works together every day. Shoot the shit. Share our struggles. Develop lifelong friends.
High SignalJoin weekly zoom calls with other friendly founders so you can stay accountable. Being a solo founder is lonely. You don't have a team so that means making bad decisions or burning out. Your friends and family don't get what you're doing. Join our community of revenue-generating founders instead. Stay accountable, learn more, achieve more and have fun!ChatApplyEventsPaid
on guildThe Crowdfunding Academy is a peer support network for anyone interested in crowdfunding. Our mission includes uncovering the benefits and potential pitfalls of crowdfunding, sharing real life experiences and learning from experts who have successfully run crowdfunding campaigns.
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!