Fareed Mosavat is the Product & Growth Leader, Executive In Residence at Reforge, and former director of product at Slack.
Fareed Mosavat (@far33d), EIR at Reforge and former director of product at Slack, and Jeff Chang (@jeffchang30), growth engineering lead at Pinterest and angel investor, join Erik on this episode.They discuss:- What’s changed in growth over the last several years.- How to think about product-market fit and when to start investing in growth.- Which metrics to pay attention to and which to ignore.- How to think about payback periods, LTV, and CAC.- How founders should think about acquisition channels.- Common misconceptions that founders have about growth.- How to think about SEO and referrals.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.
Fareed Mosavat, Director of Product at Slack, joins us for a second appearance on BUILD. Learn how Slack’s product teams handle product prioritization at scale, what Fareed thinks about giving product teams a revenue quota, and what he means when he talks about ‘zone-era defense’.
On the show today, Fareed Mosavat shares his experiences on growth teams for Slack, Instacart, and RunKeeper. We learn from his approach but also extract valuable lessons about where growth jobs actually fit into your overall organization. Follow Fareed on Twitter: https://twitter.com/far33d  Follow Jay on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo  Subscribe to get all of NextView's content at http://nextviewvc.com/blog (including the Hitchhiker's Guides to Boston: http://bostontechguide.com/ and NYC: http://startupguide.nyc/  Listen to Jay's other podcast, Unthinkable: http://unthinkable.fm or iTunes http://bit.ly/unthinkablefm
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