Growth Tribe Academy #3: 8 Startups Take The Stage

Growth Tribe Academy

Wondering who the 8 startups are that start our 3-Month Growth Hacking Academy? No, Yes? Buckle up, then! Cause this 3rd Growth Hacking Academy is ready to kick off with a bang. We have more applicants, more startups and a brand new office. You’ve already read about our eager participants in our last blog and if you didn’t (not judging) you can still catch up here. We’ve got eight startups who are hustling to become the biggest player in their field and you may know one or two so get ready for the breakdown. BUT first… Let’s talk about little (read: BIG) changes… Each startup will have an in-house employee that will be joining the Growth Tribe Academy. As we
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Growth Tribe Academy #3: The Countdown Has Begun

Growth Tribe Academy 3

It’s that time of year… In precisely 10 days, the Growth Tribe Academy will open its doors to the 3rd batch of growth hustlers! And boy, what a batch we have this time! BUT FIRST: a bit of reflection.   1st Growth Tribe Academy The first academy quickly became a massive hit right after we announced it. We received a whopping 885 applications, out of which 420 made it to the second round. The applications came in from all around the world: Europe, the USA, Russia and 43 countries in total including Singapore, Iran, Argentina, Latvia and Serbia. In the end, we selected the cream of the crop: 21 amazing marketers, coders, designers and data scientists that were ready to embark
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What’s a Growth Team and How To Build One

Growth Team

Every startup out there is crying out for growth hackers, but the question is: will they know what to do with them once they’re hired? Do companies know how to build a powerful, execution-driven growth team? The momentum for growth teams is big. Facebook, Uber, Twitter, Spotify, Google and all the big guys have incorporated growth teams into their organizations, often from the very start. The rest are in a hurry to follow. Success & cross-disciplinary growth teams – is there a correlation? We’ll let you connect the dots… Let’s start by clarifying what a growth team is. As Brian Balfour puts it, “a growth team is a small, versatile, focused, data driven and aggressive group of unique individuals, who
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65 Pick Up Lines For Growth Hackers

PickUp Lines

On a particularly scorching day in Amsterdam, the team at Growth Tribe got a touch too creative. Our growth hacker, Job Rietbergen, to be exact. And thus, the fun began…   After coming up with a handful of pick up lines by ourselves, David suggested we release the idea into the world to see what the hive mind thinks about it. We asked “What pick up lines for growth hackers can you come up with?” on LinkedIn, Facebook, Inbound, Medium, Quora and Twitter. We were not disappointed..   So now. We give you.   65 PICK UP LINES FOR GROWTH HACKERS! (we’re sorry in advance)   Do you wanna see my heat map? Let me put you in my cluster..
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What Is Growth Hacking? Back To Basics.

What Is Growth Hacking

  What is Growth Hacking?   A term that’s been sweeping the nation. And if you’re in the marketing industry, this is not something you can ignore… Especially when there’s direct proof of its popularity:     The term was coined by Sean Ellis back in 2010 and many field experts have already shared their stances on this topic. But there’s a wave of future growth hackers, growth marketers, technical marketers (whatever-you-want-to-call-it) to be – asking “What is Growth Hacking?”.   This is your introduction to Growth Hacking.   We have entered a new era. An era, where walls between data analysis, coding and marketing have dissolved. An era, where large marketing campaigns have been replaced by a mindset of
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How To Imprint Growth Into Your Company’s DNA

Growth Hacking

Growth Hacking, Growth Marketing, etc. All buzzwords. But. Whether you’re a VP, a manager, or a startup founder, your true north is always growth. Preferably 10 x Growth. Or at least, you should aim for that magnitude, otherwise, we hate to break it to you – you’re gonna flop very fast, very soon.   Talk about the unicorn you’re gonna become. Not the donkey you are today.   Robert Gaal, Managing Director at TQ     Your team plays a huge (if not defining) role in achieving the growth you so desire. In fact, if you’ve been hiring wisely, your team desires growth just as much as you do. We can’t stress enough how FRIKKIN’ important it is to have
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Are You The Growth Hacking Consultant / Practitioner Ready to Educate the Next-Gen of Growth Hackers?

If giving delicious AND nutritious workshops, teaching, digital marketing and public speaking don’t turn you on and you’re not experienced in digital marketing / growth hacking, don’t bother reading the rest..just close this page. <pause> <pause> You’re reading on, awesome!   Do you want to come and support us as we deliver amazing action-packed growth hacking workshops in the Netherlands and across Europe for startups, freelancers and corporates? We’re on a mission to make startups and everyone else thrive in a way they haven’t seen before. So if you wanna be part of laying the foundation for the skill that everyone’s looking for, you’ve stumbled upon the right job post. If this describes you: No-bullshit mentality, awesome speaker, loves to
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Top 20 Giggle-Inducing Tweets From The 1st Growth Tribe Academy

Growth Tribe Academy

Twitter feeds can be so addictive… Especially when you have such an interactive audience… <Looking at you>. We managed to scroll all the way to October, 2015. Some of the tweets cracked us up, so we decided to share them with you. Some of them are noteworthy, some of them are funny and some of them made us go “wha?”… So to make this intro short, we give you our Top 20 Giggle-Inducing Tweets from the 1st Growth Tribe Academy! (that was a mouthful…) (1) (2) (3) This picture bugs me… Get it? #dadjokes (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) Work hard – party harder, am I right? (9) (10) Amen. (11) (12) Ping. (13) You gotta have your priorities straight. (14) (15) (16)
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Nobody Cares About Your Marketing Degree

Marketing Degree

  Web-scraping ring a bell?   Any idea what an actionable Google Analytics setup looks like?   Have you tried implementing Segment?   How many A/B tests have you run in your career?   Can you query a database without relying on a developer?     —–   Now. We see this developing into two scenarios:   1. You answered all of these without skipping a heartbeat. In this case, we don’t wanna jinx it, but we might have a potential growth hacker on our hands… Stay right there! Don’t move. We’ll send someone to get you.   2. You don’t know what any of those words mean… but guess what? That’s ok too.   Here’s a controversial statement for
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“If you move – you grow. It’s f*cking hard, but it works.”

Startup Growth

Founding a startup in today’s oversaturated market is hard. Figuring out startup growth is even harder. Your genius product is far from enough to make it in today’s tech jungle. It’s the magic you choose to add to it that’ll make the difference. We brought TransferWise and Stripe’s growth experts in to deliver their “How to rock the startup scene 101s”.   Here’s how these bad-boys deal with startup growth.   If you can’t be bothered to read, these are for you:   Now.   Growth Tribe brought these two rockstars to Amsterdam’s growth hacking scene for a fun yet insightful evening of conversations on startup growth, culture, mission, innovation and other cool stuff.   But who are these people?  
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BRASS Method: Your Guide To Prioritising Which Customer Acquisition Channel To Test

Customer Acquisition

There are hundreds of customer acquisition channels out there. If not thousands. What I’ve learned after helping small, medium and large companies at Growth Tribe is that to find your silver bullet, you need to start testing early.. and you need to test fast. Having said that, where do you start? A team’s scarcest resource is usually time… so knowing which channel to focus on first is of the essence. In this article I’ll share a method (as well as all the templates and a step by step guide) I developed over the course of the last few years called the BRASS Method. It’s a simple step-by-step guide to brainstorming and then identifying which channels you should start testing right away. It’s been tested
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Are you the Execution-Driven, Meticulous Operations Chief that Growth Tribe’s looking for?

If planning, schedules, structure, organization and hustle don’t turn you on, don’t bother reading the rest and close this page. <pause> <pause> You’re reading on, awesome! If you’re also looking to join a kick-ass team of masterminds with an unmistaken mission to build Europe’s smartest Growth Hacking Academy… Growth Tribe could be THE place for you! As Operations Manager of Growth Tribe you’ll be responsible for managing resources, planning and overseeing our entire delivery process. Also, curriculum creation, execution processes, ensuring and facilitating effective team communication and collaboration will be on your pledge.   Growth Tribe Is… ..Europe’s first Growth Hacking Academy! We’re backed by the Universities of Amsterdam (UvA, VU, HvA), Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE), Facebook, Peak Capital
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Are You The Whiz-Bang Content Marketing Intern Growth Tribe’s Looking For?

Are You The Whiz-Bang Content Marketing Intern Growth Tribe’s Looking For? If Copy, Digital Media, Blogs, Infographics, Articles and Videos don’t turn you on, don’t bother reading the rest and close this page. <pause> <pause> You’re reading on, awesome! Do you want to come and support us for at least 6 months and soak up all the knowledge you can? We’re on a mission to make startups and everyone else thrive in a way they haven’t seen before. So if you wanna be part of laying the foundation for the skill that everyone’s looking for, you’ve stumbled upon the right job post. If no-bullshit mentality, voracious learner, humble personality, self-ironic, risk taker, analyst, creative describes you…then you’ve definitely come to the
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A Big Thank You To Growth Tribe’s Expert Power-Session Speakers

  BOOM! Our 1st Growth Tribe Academy came to an end within a blink of an eye. The experience was amazing both to us and our participants. Energy was sky-high, motivation never fainted and group dynamics were uplifting! Not to mention all the wins we gained for the participating startups… Evening sessions were part of our curriculum. We brought in experts from all fields…18 individuals & duos came over to make their kick-ass knowledge & skills available to our participants…So here’s a big shout out… See what we were up to in the evenings, what we learned and who the masterminds were teaching us.   Bob Jansen – Experiment Design  Designing experiments is a cornerstone of any effective growth hacking process.
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Introducing Europe’s First Ever Growth Hacking Academy

4 Months ago we launched Europe’s First Ever Growth Hacking Academy. After a very successful first cohort, we’re about to embark on the second class which begin in March 2016. Before we do so I thought I’d share with you the slide deck which we used to present the Academy to our Partners and participants. I help outline why we launched this academy and what our philosophy is. Growth Tribe Academy – Europe’s 1st Growth Hacking Academy from GrowthTribe If you’re interested in joining a future batch, the Academy is a full-time live offline high intensity course that offers full immersion in high growth startups. It takes place in Amsterdam and you can find all the details about the academy
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