Tag: distro

January 05, 2021
January 05, 2021

Thinknum Co-Founder Gregory Ugwi on Growing Only as Fast as You Learn

Lagos-native Gregory Ugwi started his career as a strategist (or “strat”) at Goldman Sachs in 2008. “As a strat, you write code and build data models while working with salespeople and traders,” he said. “You’re supporting them.” Ugwi liked everyt...
August 03, 2016
August 03, 2016

Raising The Drawbridge? Brexit’s Implications For UK Startup Founders & Investors

In 2015, 500 Startups Partner Matt Lerner joined the firm so he could lead the London-based Distro Dojo, a growth marketing boot camp/think tank that helps early-stage startups scale up for their next round. When he took the reins, Lerner had many...
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 ...
September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

“Email is (Still) King in Ecommerce” & an Email Deliverability Secret Weapon

Vango (500 Startups Batch 12) is a platform that connects artists creating original works with buyers looking for something beyond your tired old CB2 (or let’s be honest, Ikea…) home decor. Today we unveil Vango's recent wins in email remar...