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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 […]

The Science of Re-Establishing Growth: Where

Mark Roberge, Managing Director @ Stage 2 Capital Sales & Marketing Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:04] All right. I’m going to give it a go here. A little bit of a preamble, what we’re talking about today, something I’ve been studying the last couple of years. My name is Mark Roberge. I I’ve been an […]

How to Reach $10M ARR on a Shoestring Budget

Matt Epstein, CMO @ Rippling Sales & Marketing Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:01] All right, so hi, everyone. My name’s Matt. I am the CMO of a company called Richling, which tell you about a second. And today I am going to tell you how and I have back to back and been able to […]

The Sustainable Path To $100M Lessons From ActiveCampaign’s Growth

Jason VandeBoom @ ActiveCampaign and David Berkowitz @ Serial Marketer Main Stage Ascent Conference 2020 David Berkowitz [00:00:03] Fantastic. Well, welcome, everyone, really great to be a part of this conference, I’ve been looking forward to this one for a long time and just the kind of energy around startups, investors, all kinds of folks, […]

How to Sell Your Non-Unicorn for Millions

Alex Champagne, Director of Sales @ Empire Flippers Main Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:03] All right, I just want to make sure I think my video is working, everything should be good to go. Excited to get started here, guys, a bit weird for me. Just not being able to see people’s faces in Zoom […]

From Startup to $1 Billion Exit – How Dollar Shave Club Defied the Odds

David Pakman @ Venrock and Taylor McLemore @ techstars Main Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Taylor McLemore [00:00:05] Hello, everyone, my name is Taylor McLemore, I’m the managing director of the TechStars Workforce Development Accelerator, and I’m joined here today by David Pakman, a partner at Venrock. David has an extensive career in venture investing and […]

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