06 - Alex Schultz - Growth
How to Start a Startup
47:27 | Jan 6th, 2016
Alex, VP of Growth for Facebook, talks about the importance of retention for growth and having the correct north star metric.
Bonus episode: Inside Quartz's email newsletter strategy
The Digiday Podcast
42:26 | Jan 2nd
Great episode. Terrific look at Quartz's secrete sauce. Highly recommended for anyone in email marketing, community-building and media.
#067 - Creating a Massive Community and Making It Profitable with Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt
The Indie Hackers Podcast
1:16:53 | Aug 31st, 2018
This was a terrific episode full of great practical tips on building online community.
Away: Jen Rubio
How I Built This with Guy Raz
1:08:52 | Mar 18th
Enjoyed this episode about a successful self-made woman entrepreneur! Jen and Steph were the perfect co-founders to create the "Warby Parker of suitcases". It's great to hear how they hustled from ide...Show More
The Pinterest IPO
1:37:56 | Apr 24th
Enjoyed learning about Pinterest's early days and how women powered its growth and investment. Good to see a social network that didn't start with a tech-centric community.
Andrew Chen, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
Inside Intercom Podcast
35:24 | May 10th, 2018
a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth 1 -- User Acquisition
20:50 | Aug 9th, 2018
a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth 2 -- Engagement & Retention
32:59 | Aug 9th, 2018
So many good insights about engagement for B2C tech companies here.
Scale #8 - How to kickstart billion dollar companies like Instacart and Instagram
31:09 | May 2nd
“Don’t build for your power users” if you’re a consumer product. You need to build for marginal users.
- You need to figure out what the “aha moment” is for marginal users and then double down to en...Show More
#132 - Dan Hockenmaier and Gustaf Alströmer
1:01:32 | Jun 26th
Discussion about importance of experimentation for growth. Also interesting discussions about how culture impacts international growth and growth in the context of improving humanity.
#54 - Growth Office Hours: Round 2
1:00:22 | Dec 15th, 2017
#50 - Growth Office Hours with Anu Hariharan and Gustaf Alstromer
33:15 | Dec 1st, 2017
#13 - Scaling Growth - Gustaf Alstromer, Ed Baker, and Josh Elman
34:54 | Jun 23rd, 2017
Yelp: Jeremy Stoppelman
1:02:18 | Jun 24th
Always wondered how Yelp became Yelp. Did not know that Jeremy Stoppelman was associated with the "Paypal Mafia". This was a good overview about the birth of Yelp and all the ups and downs over the ye...Show More
Kimberly Kalb, Head of Marketing & Growth, Houseparty | EP 197
22:59 | Jun 5th, 2018
Didn’t know Meerkat became Houseparty. Interesting pivot and vision. Educational episode about consumer app growth by density at first and growth challenges at various levels of scale.
Instagram's Kevin Systrom — Keep it simple while scaling big
Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
35:27 | Sep 6th, 2018
a16z Podcast: Community and Culture, Online
20:25 | Jan 8th, 2018
About online communities and subcultures that form around interests vs personal relationships, such as on Reddit.
Ritu Narayan (Zūm) - Sustaining a Startup's Growth
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
41:59 | Apr 24th
Casey Winters, Growth Advisor In Residence, Greylock Partners | EP 186
33:59 | Feb 6th, 2018
“Growth is connecting more people to the existing value proposition” vs creating new value props or strengthening value props. This is a superb episode with great mental frameworks on how to think abo...Show More
Unlocking user onboarding for growth - Emily Lonetto @ Clio
Product to Product: A Product Management Podcast for / by Product People
36:20 | May 7th
"100% of users go through onboarding, but not all your product features." Good overview on why onboarding is important. Interesting discussion on "micro-onboarding" instead of trying to do everything ...Show More
Casey Winters, Growth Advisor in Residence at Greylock Partners
32:24 | Aug 24th, 2017
Andy Carvell, Partner, Phiture (ex-Soundcloud Growth) | Ep 172
35:11 | Oct 31st, 2017
Glad I listened to this because the Mobile Growth Framework that Andy Carvell crested when he was at SoundCloud looks extremely useful. He talks about his experience at SoundCloud and how he helped tr...Show More
Gimlet Media: Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber
1:21:49 | Oct 21st
This was a refreshing interview with Alex and Matt of Gimlet. Guy did a great job interviewing them that adds so much more texture to the StartUp self recordings they did. You get to know more about M...Show More
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann Fireside with Sarah Tavel | #ProductSF
32:20 | Dec 6th, 2016
There are not a lot of podcast interviews with Pinterest CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann around. This was was a great candid interview that's focused on product and being a product-focused CEO. He s...Show More