Twists, turns, and collaboration on the road to product-market fit
On resilience, reinvention, and knowing yourself, while building two iconic brands and communities
From PayPal mafia to serial entrepreneur
How to build a loved consumer product and find your users
Getting the most out of a small team while building a two-sided marketplace of caregivers & parents
Acquiring over 100,000 truck fleets as customers for a B2B product
...with more speakers listed below!
How they mastered the startup journey: product, customer acquisition, building a team, fundraising, and navigating the founder's emotional journey.
Founding isn't meant to be a solo journey. Join a cohort of select founders at the same stage to cheer each other on and grow with, during the program and beyond.
Looking for a marquee first customer? Positioning the perfect product marketing message? Hiring an outside sales rep? Stand on the shoulders of this broader network.
Early days of B2B customer acquisition
Navigating the founder emotional journey
Getting Yelp off the ground as 1st sales rep and 11 years building a full sales organization
Using data analytics from deal sourcing to diligence, tracking, and portfolio company value-add
Scaling content to 15M downloads per month on $0 spend
Scaling a food delivery company to 4 million users (in Canada alone) and a $200M acquisition on <$10M funding raised
Building the kind of hiring brand that makes hundreds of thousands of engineers come to you, with zero spend
Building a delightful B2B product
Market and product research process to launch Opendoor and dozens more companies
Iterating and pivoting to product-market fit with consumers and parents
Growing software engineering teams effectively and avoiding expensive hiring mistakes
How product, business model, positioning, and first customers define your go-to-market
Scaling a direct-to-consumer marketplace from zero to acquisition
The program is entirely virtual.
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About Afore: Afore Capital is a $124 million fund focused exclusively on Pre-Seed investing. We help founders through the product invention and market discovery process. We invest pre-traction, pre-revenue, pre-product market fit. Pre-anything. Nothing is too early for Afore. Our portfolio includes BetterUp, Modern Health, Overtime, Petal Card, Retain, Flatfile and many more: https://afore.vc/#!/portfolio