Jason Fried

Most software firms pursue aggressive growth policies and pile up the features of their increasingly bloated products to get people to upgrade to the latest versions. This isn’t Jason Fried’s world. His web app company, 37signals, is responsible for popular business collaboration tools such as project management app Basecamp and, most recently, shared contact manager Highrise. 37signals takes a refreshingly different approach and keeps things simple.

You can be a company that generates a few million bucks a year, have a small payroll and a small head count and still have a really successful, great little business

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