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The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

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he Official SaaStr Podcast is the latest and greatest from the world of SaaStr, interviewing the most prominent operators and investors to discover their tips, tactics and strategies to attain success in the fiercely competitive world of SaaS. On the side of the operators, we center around getting f… read more

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Saastr 005: Social Capital's Mamoon Hamid on Changing The Way We Work and The Rise of The Bottoms Up Sales Strategy

It is a huge honour to welcome, Mamoon Hamid, Partner @ Social Capital. One of the world's best performing funds with investments in the likes of Slack, Box, Intercom, Yammer and many more incredible companies. Prior to joining Social Mamoon was a Partner at US Venture Partners (USVP) and in today's show we discuss:

  • How Mamoon made his way into the world of investing and VC?
  • What were Mamoon's biggest takeaways from seeing the rocketship growth of the likes of Slack and Box? What were their challenges faced?
  • What is the distinct value proposition of Social over other VC funds? How do you look to differentiate?
  • What has been the effect of the rise of the bottoms up sales apprcach and what role will this play in the future for selling to enterprise clients?
  • Which company will be the first to make a million on Slack? 

In a round we call the 60 Second Saastr, we also hear:

  1. Biggest challenge facing Mamoon and Social Capital?
  2. Mamoon's favourite SaaS resource?
  3. Biggest piece of advice to SaaS founders?

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