Sweaty Startup is a free community for founders and entrepreneurs looking to start, operate, or grow a service-based business.

The community is most active in r/sweatystartup, a subreddit with over 81,100 members from all over the world. They also have a Facebook group. Both communities are great to discuss all things service-based startups with like-minded people. Members ask questions, share their experiences, and get useful advice from other founders.

On the other hand, Nick Huber (founder of Sweaty Startup) has two weekly podcasts and a weekly newsletter. While one of the podcasts focuses on small businesses, the other one focuses on real estate investing. Both the podcasts and the newsletter are great sources of fresh insights and helpful tips for those who are looking to start or grow a service-based business.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2019
  • Founders:

    Nick Huber

  • Amount of members: 81,100
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Get useful advice to start a business:
Sweaty Startup has a subreddit and a Facebook group where members ask questions, share their experiences and discuss all things startups (mostly service-based).

Connect with like-minded people:
The Sweaty Startup community has over 81,000 members from all over the world, most of which are founders and entrepreneurs or are looking to become one.

Enjoy weekly insights from Nick's content:
Nick Huber, the founder of this community, launches two podcast episodes every week. He also has a weekly newsletter. Both content sources are great to find fresh insights on how to start, operate, and grow a business.


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Networking Events

Sweaty Startup's members connect and interact mainly inside the subreddit. There, entrepreneurs and founders share their startup ideas, experiences, and advice with like-minded people. Indeed, it's a great place to ask questions and get support. On the other hand, you can join the community's Facebook group if you are looking for a tight-knit community.

Content Library

Sweaty Startup has two podcasts: The Sweaty Startup and The Nick Huber Show. While the first one focuses on building a successful small business, the other one focuses on real estate.

Additionally, there is an email newsletter for you to subscribe to if you are interested. On the other hand, both the subreddit and the Facebook group are filled with content recommendations from other members.


"I just discovered this podcast! Every episode is so full of great information. Short and concise. He does not waste any time which I appreciate. One of my new favorite podcasts. Thank you!" -ripeness


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