Month: November 2015

November 28, 2015

Andrew Chen is one of Silicon Valley’s thought leaders on growth, mobile, and startups in general. His essays on these topics have been featured in New York Times, Wired, and the Wall Street Journal (among many others). Andrew is now working on growth at Uber. In this discussion at Manifesto, Tim Chang, Managing Director of the Mayfield Fund, interviews Andrew about how he thinks about growth, what he has learned from trying different tactics, and how to evaluate the success of growth initiatives.

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November 8, 2015

I hosted Slack first product manager Kenneth Berger at Products That Count in November. Kenneth talked about strategies that Slack used to become the fastest-growing and one of the most beloved enterprise mobile products. He shared some surprising approaches such as leveraging PR early on, focusing on more than one metric at a time. This is against the norm in Silicon Valley these days but hey, it worked!

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