Tag: 500 Distro

February 05, 2019
February 05, 2019

Announcing the “MENA Dojo” Series A Program Batch 3 launch

It’s going to be quite busy this year in the MENA region! In line with our objective to help develop the regional ecosystem, we are pleased to announce that we’re opening the applications for the third batch of our annual 500 Startups MENA Dojo Se...
October 04, 2016
October 04, 2016

Hooks: An Intro on How to Manufacture Desire

Guest Blogger - Nir Eyal, Author "Hooked: How yo Build Habit-Forming Products" Type the name of almost any successful consumer web company into your search bar and add the word “addict” after it. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Try “Facebook addict” or “T...
June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

More Users, Less Spend — 10+ ways to Trim the Fat & Save 5-figures on Adwords (and beyond)

10+ Ways to Eliminate The Adwords Dimensional Wastage That Kills Your Google Display Network Campaigns Results Even Before You Start You need to put your Adwords Display Network Campaigns on a Diet. Actually, not a diet… just trimming the fat ...
April 20, 2016
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April 20, 2016

500’s Tammy Camp: “Growth Hackers Hate The Term ‘Growth Hacker.'”

If getting your startup off the ground is war, you want Tammy Camp in your foxhole. Tammy is a master tactician; a 500 Startups Partner since November 2014, she creates the curriculum for the accelerator's growth-hacking program in Silicon Vall...
March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Growth Case Study: StudyPool on Growth for Fundraising & Increasing Revenue by 25% — monthly

Studypool is an online marketplace that has seen 25% month over month revenue growth -- 90% of which comes through organic acquisition. In the 3-month period that they worked with 500 Distro, the company also increased site traffic by 46% and g...
February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

Inside the 500 Accelerator, Week 4: Growth Experiments, Startup Legal & Tequila

Inside the 500 Accelerator is a weekly series by 500 founder Troy Sultan. This week, Troy shares takeaways on what it really means to "run experiments," the black box of startup legal, and when startup founders finally get to take a vacation.  4 ...
February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Inside the 500 Accelerator, Week 3: Marketing Hell

In this week’s post 500 founder Troy Sultan shares his take on the ~25 hours of lectures, workshops and presentations by 500 growth mentors that we call Marketing  Hell Week. The week's programs cover everything from pricing and positioning to mar...
January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Announcing Distro Dojo Malaysia 2016

Growth marketing is about to blow up Southeast Asia -- again. 500 Distro’s 10 week Distro Dojo growth program for post-seed companies is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 cohort in Kuala Lumpur, from March 1 through May 15. Sta...
November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

500 Growth Talks — a universe of top growth advisors, on your Slack

“Hey, what’s that thing you used to verify email sender?” “Which of you has used this b2b sales automation tool?” “What’s the best way to SMS-based referrals with this 10k list?” Today, we’re thrilled to announce 500 GROWTH TALKS, a membe...
November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

7 Little Known Techniques in the NEW Email Marketing

Last updated: August 18, 2016 Note: if you already know you're not going to master email marketing after 1 (monster) blog post and are ready to steal some shortcuts… check out my upcoming project, Email For Startups. I’ve generated millions ...
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