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Episode  |  00:49 min

Season 11 | BUILD with Blake Bartlett

Episode  |  00:49 min  |  08.18.2021

Season 11 | BUILD with Blake Bartlett

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This is a podcast episode titled, Season 11 | BUILD with Blake Bartlett. The summary for this episode is: <p>This time around, we’re broadening our horizons to talk about a lot of new stuff. From cracking App Store distribution with Privy, understanding sales culture at Figma, and unpacking the leadership framework that helped G2 become a billion dollar company. Blake even chats with fellow VC Ed Sim at Boldstart to understand what he looks for in seed stage PLG founders. We’re covering a lot of new ground in the season of BUILD, and we can’t wait to share it with you. So let’s dive in together and see what we can BUILD.</p>

This time around, we’re broadening our horizons to talk about a lot of new stuff. From cracking App Store distribution with Privy, understanding sales culture at Figma, and unpacking the leadership framework that helped G2 become a billion dollar company. Blake even chats with fellow VC Ed Sim at Boldstart to understand what he looks for in seed stage PLG founders. We’re covering a lot of new ground in the season of BUILD, and we can’t wait to share it with you. So let’s dive in together and see what we can BUILD.

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Blake Bartlett
Partner at OpenView
Blake joined OpenView in 2013 and has led investments in companies like Highspot, Calendly, Expensify, Postscript and Cypress, among others. In 2016, Blake personally coined the term “product-led growth,” and continues to be a thought leader in the community as it has embraced PLG as the future of software. You can follow him on LinkedIn to watch his daily PLG news show called the #PLG123. Prior to OpenView, Blake was an investor at Battery Ventures, where he helped lead investments in companies like Glassdoor (acq. by Recruit Holdings), Wayfair (NYSE:W), and Q2 Holdings (NYSE:QTWO). Blake is originally from San Diego, and enjoys spending time in sunny Southern California whenever he can!
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