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Building for Growth

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NOTE: This is the October meetup rescheduled due to Columbus Day. Please take note of our new location!

This month Mattan Griffel will be joining us to speak about Growth Hacking.

About the talk:
A growth hacker is a hybrid of marketer and coder, one who looks at the traditional question of “How do I get customers for my product?” and answers with A/B tests, product optimization, referral, email marketing, and onboarding.

Some of the most successful startups of all time have used growth hacking techniques to grow products up to millions, 10s of millions, and in some cases 100M+ users, including Facebook, Mint, Dropbox, Zynga, Twitter, Pinterest and Quora.

This talk will cover the strategies growth hackers use and highlight some of the most successful growth hacks of all time.

Mattan's Bio:
I'm Mattan, founder and CEO of One Month, a Y Combinator company focused on rapid learning and online education, and the creator of One Month Rails, one of the bestselling online coding classes ever. I'm also a partner at GrowHack, the world's first growth hacking agency for startups based in New York City. I've spoken about coding, growth hacking, social gaming, and startups at various industry events – including at Bloomberg, General Assembly, Internet Week, Social Media Week, and Hacking for Hustlers – and have been featured in Forbes, BusinessWeek, TechCrunch, Mashable, The Next Web, Gigaom and on the front page of Hacker News.