#93: Alex Solonsky and Vadim Shpakovski


Today we’re joined by Alex Solonsky and Vadim Shpakovski, the team behind the personal finance app Saver 2. Alex and Vadim recently released Saver 2 as a separate SKU from Saver 1, with the intention of moving their side business from a “hobby” to their full-time job. So today we talk to them about their experience in charging customers for updates, their choice of pricing models, their use of IAP subscriptions for premium features, and how they respond to customers who are resistant to paying for software on a recurring basis.


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Show Notes & Links

  • Saver 2 – Alex Solonsky and Vadim Shpakovski’s personal finance app


This episode is sponsored NSNorth. NSNorth is Canada’s independent conference crafted specifically for developers and designers who specialize in Apple’s platforms of iOS and Mac. Charles and Joe have both attended in years past, and we both highly recommend it. So check your calendars and grab your wallets; tickets are now on sale.