We’re proud to announce our next Growth Hacking Showcase Event on Thursday evening, Aug. 15, at the MS NERD Center in Cambridge (Sampson room, 1st floor). This after-work event will feature several Growth Hack related presentations from local entrepreneurs followed by a Q&A session and networking. We are excited to have 3 successful entrepreneurs and serial growth hackers presenting for us including Conrad Wadowski from GrowHack in New York, as well as local growth hackers Dimtry Dragilev and Todd Garland. Also, pizza, soda and snacks will be provided (free) and there is parking ($10) available at the facility. Feel free to bring guests and please RSVP.
6:00 - Arrive and Settle In
6:15 - Introductions
6:30 - Growth Hack 1 – Conrad Wadowski, GrowHack – “New content in development!”
7:00 - Growth Hack 2 – Dmitry Dragilev, GrowthHacker consultant – “Marketing for Product Launch and Growth”
7:30 - Growth Hack 3 – Todd Garland, BuySellAds – “Launching a two-sided marketplace”
8:00 - Socialize & Networking
8:45 - Wrap up
We look forward to seeing you on August 15 at the MS NERD Center in Cambridge.
(FYI – we’ve had to reschedule our keynote, David Skok from Matrix Partners, for a date in late Sept. TBA)
Conrad Wadowski (http://www.growhack.com/author/conradwadowski/), GrowHack
Conrad is a Partner at GrowHack , the world’s first growth hacking agency. Conrad works with multiple series-A funded companies and teaches growth at General Assembly and online < http://udemy.com/growth-hacking-lean-marketing-for-startups/ > . In the past Conrad received seed funding and launched products in multiple industries. Conrad founded and produces the first Enterprise Tech Meetup which has been featured in ZDNet, BeatBeat and Business Insider.
Dmitry Dragilev consults individuals (such as LukeW, founder of MobileFirst), startups (such as Wistia) and more established companies (such as Fresh Tilled Soil and Communispace) on growth hacking strategies. He is also the marketing force behind Polar (http://polarb.com/), a new polling app available on iOS which has gotten over 3M+ user votes in under a month. Previously, Dmitry was Lead Marketer at ZURB (http://zurb.com/) where he grew their Alexa ranking from 60,000 to 7,000, and a marketer at Crossloop (http://www.crossloop.com/), helping the startup grow to more than 5 million users in 2 years. To learn more about his current consulting work, check out http://www.criminallyprolific.com .
Todd Garland, BuySellAds
Bio: Todd created and bootstrapped BuySellAds from a nights & weekends project to the Inc500 and beyond. He's working hard to bring advertisers and publishers high-quality tools.
FUTURE: (LATE SEPT – TBD)
6:30 - Growth Hack 1 – David Skok – “SaaS Growth Metrics”
Our keynote presenter is David Skok with Matrix Partners.
David started his first company in 1977 at age 22. Since then David has founded a total of four separate companies and performed one turn-around. Three of these companies went public. David writes a blog for entrepreneurs and startups on topics such as viral marketing, SaaS metrics, building a sales and marketing machine, techniques for lowering cost of customer acquisition, etc. The blog can be found here http://www.forEntrepreneurs.com .