Steve Murch

BigOven tops 8 million app downloads, makes menu planner, grocery list free

Bootstrapping sensation BigOven today is announcing that it has recorded more than eight million downloads of its recipe finder app across iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Nook and Kindle Fire. Not bad for a company that’s been bootstrapped from its earliest days by entrepreneur Steve Murch. In addition to announcing the new app milestone, BigOven also… Read More


Bootstrapping a startup: Less cash, more cowbell

Steve Murch knows a thing or two about building a startup without taking outside funding, as the founder and CEO of bootstrapped startup BigOven, a mobile grocery and recipe service with more than 7 million downloads and 1.6 million registered users. A veteran of companies including VacationSpot, Escapia and Expedia, and a student of a certain “Saturday… Read More

Bill Gates at the UW this week.

GeekWire Radio: Advice from Gates, best movie app ever, and Seattle startup BigOven

This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we share a highlight from Bill Gates’ appearance at the University of Washington, explain a notable expansion of Seattle startup Cheezburger’s business, and talk about a key takeaway from entrepreneur Rich Barton’s appearance at the GeekWire Meetup. Our guest in the studio is Steve Murch, the… Read More