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Moving Crunchbase From a Freemium to Subscription-Based Model

Jager McConnell, Chief Executive Officer @ Crunchbase; Jordan French, Executive Editor & Co-Founder @ Grit Daily Ascent Conference 2019 Jordan French [00:00:04] For the uninitiated, Jager, now they’ve heard your name a few times. There are few, though, who don’t fully know Crunchbase in its present form. What’s in most of our minds is what […]

How to Accelerate Growth By Applying Agile Market Research Throughout the Product Lifecycle

Morgan Molnar, Head of Product Marketing and Insights @ SurveyMonkey Ascent Conference 2019 [00:00:05] Hi, everyone, so great to be here from sunny California. The energy at this conference is really invigorating. So thank you for having me today. I’m going to be talking about How to Accelerate Growth by Applying Agile Market Research throughout […]

Driving Growth – Something New to Think About

Marcus Wagner, CEO & Founder @ AcctTwo Ascent Conference 2019 [00:00:03] My name is Marcus Wagner and I’m the CEO and founder of a company called ActTwo, and you’ll learn a little bit about what we do through the course of my presentation. But if you’d like to learn more, we’re one of the exhibitors. […]

Developing and Articulating a Clear and Compelling Growth Strategy to the Board

Katie Bullard, President & Chief Growth Officer @ DiscoverOrg; Nate Grossman, Co-Founder @ Growth Street Partners Ascent 2019 Nate Grossman [00:00:05] I’m Nate Grossman, as it says up there, co-founder of Growth Street Partners, where growth equity firm based out in San Francisco, where typically partnering with founder, owned and led companies when they’re around […]

Pricing as a Growth Lever

Joshua Bloom, Managing Partner @ Simon-Kucher & Partners Ascent Conference 2019 [00:00:07] I actually have a pretty ambitious agenda, I want to talk to you all about pricing and kind of the strategic side of why it’s a growth lever. But I also in the next 15 minutes, want to give you a few tactical […]

Scaling from Seed to C: What Founders Should and Should Not Prioritize Through Growth

Elisa Garcia Anzano @ M12 and Tamara Steffens @ M12, Microsoft’s venture fund Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Elisa Garcia Anzano [00:00:00] OK, let’s get started. Hi, everyone, and welcome to our fireside chat scheme from C2C. What fun. The soothing signal not through growth and the listener can turn on the head […]

Scaling a start-up: Expanding and Launching in Asia Market

Michael Zhu, Founder & Managing Partner @ Accathon Capital Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:00] OK, cool. Hey, guys, thank you very much for joining me with my session. And today I’m going to take about twenty five minutes to go over something that a lot of founders in my in my portfolio […]

Pricing and Monetization Strategy Lessons from 18,377 SaaS Companies

Patrick Campbell, Founder & CEO @ ProfitWell Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:03] What’s up, everybody, Patrick here from Profitwell, and we are going to be getting down and dirty into pricing today, which you might not think is that interesting of a topic. But I’m going to convince you that it is […]

How to Grow and Scale Your SaaS Business in the Covid Climate

Lesa Mitchell @ Techstars and Karen Page @ B Capital Group Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Lesa Mitchelle [00:00:05] Hi, I’m Lesa Mitchell, managing director with TechStars, and I’m super excited to interview Karen Page today. Karen is a partner at B Capital, a firm that just congratulations close to your second very […]

Building a Unicorn from Used Goods

Nick Huzar, CEO and Co-Founder @ OfferUp Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:05] All right. Hi, everybody. It’s great to be here today. Wish you could see everyone face to face today. The topic we were going to dig into is building a unicorn from used goods. I’m Nick Huzar, founder and CEO […]

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