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Build something big.

My name is Rick Knudtson. I am a founder, entrepreneur, and tech investor from Omaha, NE. I co-founded and helped grow Flywheel (acquired by WP Engine in 2019). I love design-led products and simple go-to-market strategies.

Outside of startups, you can find me spending time with my wife and daughter.

Building something big? I’d love to connect.

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What I’m building

Since 2006, I’ve been creating things on the internet. Below are products I’ve been focused on recently.

Founder & builder

2021

Workshop

Workshop is the perfect bridge between your company’s always-on instant messaging and always-outdated knowledge base.

2012-2021

Flywheel

Flywheel is a managed WordPress hosting platform designed specifically for creatives. In 2018, Inc. Magazine honored Flywheel as Nebraska’s fastest growing company and ranked Flywheel 344th nationally. Today, Flywheel serves over 30,000 customers.

2009-2012

Randomnade

Randomnade was a social community for competitive gamers. Founded in 2010, Randomnade grew to over 10,000 monthly active users. Randomnade was used by competitive gaming teams to strategize with their team and win more matches.

Investor & fan

BOARD

ReplyBuy

ReplyBuy is an SMS marketing platform that allows brands to offer customers the ability to purchase directly over text message. In 2020, ReplyBuy was acquired by AirShip.

CompanyCam

CompanyCam is a photo solution that gives contractors a fully organized photo feed for their businesses. CompanyCam makes it a breeze to manage and juggle multiple projects.

TnT Ventures

TnT is an early-stage venture fund focused on design-led products in big markets. TnT has made investments into Outline, Living Spec and others.

GoStork

GoStork is a fertility marketplace where intended parents find, compare and connect with top fertility providers.

Building something big?

I love design-led products with simple go-to-market strategies. Are you building something big? I’d love to hear about it!

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