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Jason Lemkin

31 Podcast Episodes

Latest 7 Mar 2021 | Updated Daily

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Jason graduated from Harvard University and Berkeley Law, he started his career as a Corporate Counsel, and then transitioned into various technology leadership roles, eventually leading him to co-founding EchoSign which was later acquired by Adobe. Jason then founded SaaStr, a social community of over 500,000 SaaS founders & executives and over 3M content views each month. If you haven’t discovered it already, checkout SaaStr.com, it’s loaded with content and resources that’s great for anyone in SaaS. Jason also co-authored the book From Impossible to Inevitable with Aaron Ross. This is his story.

1hr 35mins

1 Mar 2021

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SaaStr 432: 5 Interesting Learnings from Wix at $1B in ARR with SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

In today's SaaStr insider episode, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin shares 5 interesting learnings about Wix as they cross $1 billion ARR.

10mins

26 Feb 2021

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SaaStr 430: The Secrets to $1B ARR and 100,000 Happy Customers with Brian Halligan, CEO and Co-Founder @ HubSpot, and Jason Lemkin, CEO and Founder @ SaaStr

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

In today’s SaaStr insider episode, SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin catches up with Brian Halligan, CEO and Co-founder of HubSpot. Together they discuss: why partners are a moat, why HubSpot avoided going more enterprise, building vs. buying, and building an eco-system. 

38mins

19 Feb 2021

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SaaStr 425: 5 Interesting Learnings from Atlassian at $2B in ARR with SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

Atlassian has always done things a bit differently.  With a relatively small sales team and a huge investment in R&D since inception, Atlassian is proof that you can build a decacorn from anywhere. Listen in to the 5 Interesting learnings we can take away from Atlassian at $2B in ARR.

18mins

5 Feb 2021

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SaaStr 422: The Twists and Turns Along the Way to Building a Unicorn with SalesLoft CEO, Kyle Porter, and SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

After a newly minted $1.1B valuation, Kyle Porter, CEO of SalesLoft, sits down with SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin to talk about the twists and turns along the way to building SalesLoft into the Unicorn it is today. From completely pivoting the product early on, to becoming an essential software tool for inside sales reps -- learn how SalesLoft landed some of the Cloud giants like Shopify, Google, and Slack as its customers, and what it takes to build a Unicorn company in today's changing market. 

56mins

29 Jan 2021

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SaaStr 421: 11 tips to Build Stronger Relationships with Customers with Jason Lemkin, CEO @ SaaStr

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

One of the easiest ways to consistently grow revenue is to make your customers happier. They buy more and churn less when you do. Here are 11 actionable steps and tips that always work in SaaS companies to drive NPS and happiness up from SaaStr CEO & Founder Jason Lemkin. 

16mins

22 Jan 2021

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SaaStr 419: How To Collaborate, Manage & Work with Developers with Jeff Lawson, CEO and Co-Founder @ Twilio and Jason Lemkin, CEO @ SaaStr

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

At his core, Jeff Lawson is a software developer first, and a CEO second. He knows both sides of the executive & engineering equation intimately. He gets what goes on in a developer's brain and the detailed process of building software, but he understands that businesses are motivated to move quickly. And in turn, developers need to adapt. An all-time SaaStr fan-favorite, Jeff recently chatted with SaaStr CEO Jason Lemkin to discuss his thoughts on collaborating, managing, and working with developers.

53mins

15 Jan 2021

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SaaStr 363: How to Make 1,000,000 Customers Happy with Jason Lemkin, CEO and Founder @ SaaStr, and Loren Padelford, General Manager @ Shopify Plus

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

Small, Medium, or Enterprise, SaaStr CEO Jason Lemkin sits down with Shopify Plus GM, Loren Padelford, to discuss how to keep your customers happy at all stages.

49mins

14 Aug 2020

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Jason Lemkin, CEO @ EchoSign, SaaStr. Build a sales team of top performers.

A-Players - Build teams of top performers.

Jason Lemkin was co-founder & CEO at EchoSign, sold it for $400M to Adobe, went on to create Saastr - the largest community in the world for Saas entrepreneurs. On this episode Jason speaks directly to his fellow Saas CEO and shares the mistakes he made (and saw other people make) on the road to assembling a world-class sales team, starting with the VP Sales. How to find & assess a great VP Sales, how to improve conversion rates thanks to micro-PR, how to build a hiring routine - a must-listen for CEOs & sales execs building their sales teams.  Follow Jason here on LinkedIn! And let's connect and continue the conversation here on LinkedIn too!

33mins

13 Aug 2020

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SaaStr 344: 16 Mistakes Founders Make Pitching to VCs with SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin

The Official SaaStr Podcast: SaaS | Founders | Investors

Given that so many VC pitches are over Zoom now, we thought it would be worth sharing the things it’s easy to get wrong when pitching investors. Pitching VCs is like anything.  You’ll get better at it over time.  Later, you’ll even get great at it.  Once you know how it works, it’s not even that hard to knock it out of the park. But until then, so many founders make unforced errors.   Rookie errors.  Here are 16 that you can easily avoid / fix right now today.

22mins

19 Jun 2020

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