This episode of Uncharted Waters’ “Local Tech Spotlight” segment is a discussion between Jeremy Andrews and Leah Murphy from NorthStar Payroll. Leah came up with the idea for a better payroll system after years of operating her own payroll company, Get Payroll. NorthStar plans to provide their customers with a premium payroll software that leverages AI & Machine Learning technology to automate repetitive tasks, catch variances in processing and provide in-depth analyses.
1:20 - Can you tell us a bit about yourself
3:40 - Being a reluctant entrepreneur
5:30 - Deciding to take the leap with support from the community
8:36 - Building a solution to your own problem
11:53 - How does NorthStar work?
13:27 - Target customer
16:58 - Go-to-market strategy and user feedback
20:55 - Support from NL startup ecosystem (NLOWE, SJBOT, Genesis, MPPCC)
23:38 - Advice for other startup founders
26:16 - What’s the future hold?