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What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #113

While the stock market is in official negative territory for the year, I'd like to turn our attention
What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #113
By Ed Sim • Issue #113 • View online
While the stock market is in official negative territory for the year, I’d like to turn our attention to building a great business. Many of the best businesses were built during downturns and my advice to startups is to hoard cash and build for balanced growth, not growth at all costs. Hear from 2 of boldstart’s founders including Guy Podjarny from Snyk on SaaStr podcast about scaling a dev first product and from Mathilde Collin at Front on her secret to success, discipline. Happy Holidays!!!

Scaling Startups
Must listen from @guypod @snyksec on @saastr with @HarryStebbings some serious knowledge dropped on what it takes to build a truly successful dev first product + love the framework for multiple office communication, been amazing to see all done in 3.5 yrs ( a boldstart portfolio co)
Harry Stebbings
Excited to release @saastr ep with friend and phenomenal founder @guypod @snyksec on why successful freemium requires giving away your secret sauce and a framework for successful communication across offices and functions thanks to Qs @edsim @etdurbin! https://t.co/iB4tM3i3ao #vc https://t.co/zAkS8pT5oW
10:20 AM - 17 Dec 2018
words of wisdom below from former Chief Growth Officer Marketo on the difference between 200 automated reaches per day or 30 or so personalized touches and why the former has to go…
Jill Rowley
We haven’t “probably” swung too far; we’ve unequivocally swung too far! Generic, scripted cadences, sequences, series are unwelcome. @markroberge @Drift Buyers don’t want to be bothered or bombarded. https://t.co/g6Wxu8U7wK
5:41 PM - 22 Dec 2018
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