Apr 20, 2016 On Our Blog

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 Valley, which includes an infamous Marketing Hell Week. When she’s not working with the latest batch of entrepreneurs, Tammy brings her skills to bear for 500. As with other seasoned commandos, many of her missions remain classified, but it can be revealed that she led the company’s HubSpot integration, assists internal fundraising teams with internal processes and uses her unique skill set to help convert prospects into LPs. Like other members of the Distro team, Tammy’s also an investor who offers input on …


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Sep 22, 2015 On Our Blog

“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 remarketing and growth, under the guidance of Distro Partner Tammy Camp. Why Vango? We decided to feature Vango in today’s case study for a couple of reasons. Notably, the company has a distinctive competitive edge, distro-wise, no matter what market they decided to tackle. This is their edge: It’s something that I like to call a “Silicon Valley Tripod”.  A tripod is a stable foundation that consists of three legs that supports equipment attached to the top of it.  A Silicon Valley Tripod …


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