Interview with Leah Culver of Pownce

June 4, 2008


During our RV driving Roadburn adventures, we were able to meet all kinds of interesting people. Below is an interview with Leah Culver, lead developer of Pownce.

Leah’s a developer turned entrepreneur, which adds to the value of the interview. She’s clearly a product first kind of person, and product is what matters in the early days of a startup. The interview starts off with softballs, but stick around if you want to see the passion that fuels web app development:


about the author

Co-Founder & CEO, FreshBooks Mike is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since then, over 10 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars. A lover of the outdoors, Mike has been bitten so many times it’s rumored he’s the first human to have developed immunity to mosquitoes.