Lessons Learned in Hyper-Growth

Oct 7th, 2021 @10:00 am


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Speakers

Oz Uzuner

COO Steady
Oz Uzuner is a ruthless operator and growth leader with years of proven hands-on experience in executing growth strategies and building & leading cross functional teams to hit aggressive growth, revenue and profitability targets. Expert level of knowledge and experience in growing and operating early to mid-stage startups in B2C space with focus on fintech vertical and unbanked/underbanked segment. Since Oz joined Steady in 2018 he has been leading all growth initiatives and working as an integral part of the executive team as the COO on various initiatives ranging from fund raising to monetization. Prior to joining Steady Oz was part of the early executive team at LendUp where he led all user growth initiatives before running the loans business as the GM. At LendUp Oz helped the company to raise over $500M in VC capital and deployed over $1B in loan originations.

Fred Rockwell

Founder & CEO Ascent Conference
Senior strategist with over 15 years of business experience including founder/operator, investment management, and financial services roles. Team leader and collaborator, creative thinker and dynamic communicator who shapes positive outcomes for businesses and organizations based on strategy, financial analysis, and market research. Previously a Certified Financial Analyst and a Certified Public accountant. (both were too boring) Ferocious poker player and aspiring comedy writer.

Lessons Learned in Hyper-Growth

Hypergrowth companies — those doubling in revenue each year — are the ambition and envy of entrepreneurs and VCs everywhere. But to get there, these companies must maintain momentum through years of tumultuous change. In this session, Ozgur Uzuner, a veteran leader of several successful hypergrowth companies and current COO of Steady, discusses how to overcome challenges specific to hypergrowth companies and the particular importance of getting talent, culture, and communication absolutely right.

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