Rank #1: 1166 He Invented Mattress in a Box 20 years ago But Casper Out-Marketed Him
Rank #2: 962 Why Hubspot Spent 1000's+ Hours On Pricing
Brian Halligan is Co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. He has co-authored two books, 'Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media', and 'Blogs Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Dead'. Recently, he's been writing about how to turn your startup into a scale-up. Top 10 Highest Rated CEO by Glassdoor in 2014, 2015, and 2017. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of the Year in 2011 and an Inc. Founders 40 in 2016. Brian is a senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School Of Management. His favorite charity is Camp Harbor View.
Rank #3: 1236 He's Currently Raising $3m on $13m Pre, Will He Get The Valuation He Wants?
Victor Levitin took his ecommerce company to $4.5m rev and took Crazylister to $1.5m ARR by making online selling 10x easier for retailers.
Rank #4: 1235 How He's Hit 2% Gross Logo Churn in SMB SEO Tech Space
Myles is Founder and CEO of BrightLocal. He has worked in the local search industry since 2009 and has been a contributor to the Local Search Ranking Factors Study. He has written a regular column for Search Engine Land and spoken at SEO conferences in the US and UK.
Rank #5: 1065 He should sell for $300k. You agree?
I've started as telecommunication engineer and switched to analytics quite fast. We were analyzing mobile network throughput, daily load, and other technical parameters. In 2007 I've started Fidelity Media as the advertising network. My team was busy with websites representation and ad operations mostly so when RTB appeared that was quite logical that we've continued as Supply Side Platform (SSP).
Rank #6: 947 Is He The New King of Education? 80k Student Customers and $24m in Revenue Says "Yes!"
Ryan is the Founder and CEO of Treehouse. His mission is to create the future of education, so he can help as many people as possible. He's also obsessed with Spartan Racing.
Rank #7: 1177 Then Turn Your Customers into Advocates, North of $12m in ARR
Rob Fuggetta is the world's leading Advocate marketing expert.
Rob Fuggetta (pronounced Few-jetta) is the author of Brand Advocates: Turning Enthusiastic Customers into a Powerful Marketing Force (John H. Wiley & Sons, Inc.), and Founder/CEO of Zuberance, the leading full-service Advocate marketing company.
Rank #8: 1255 How This 27 Year Old Went from $0 to $70k in MRR in 6 months
Based out of India, I'm a self-taught entrepreneur who started the online marketing journey at the age of 17. Coming from a Business family, entrepreneurship is rooted in my blood. At the age of 18, I launched my first WordPress security plugin that did 6 figures after which I launched Power Up Hosting in the year 2012 which is now an ISP and a seven-figure business. During my entire Journey, As a CEO, I am the sole Growth Hacker/Marketer in the company responsible for all the customers. My name got very popular in the SEO industry as the PBN guy which led me to launch GoPBN, the very first of its kind PBN Hosting company which does over $70k in monthly revenue which let me two more ventures FlameDomain and Funnelbake.
Rank #9: 1150 Detroit Based Referral Program software passes $600k in MRR
Jeff Epstein is the founder and CEO of Ambassador (getambassador.com) a 40 person, venture-backed startup headquartered in metro Detroit. Ambassador provides relationship marketing software to some of the world's most recognizable brands. A lifelong entrepreneur, Jeff's first internet startup was in 2000 and provided online food ordering for college students. Jeff ran this startup while earning his BA from Michigan State University. While earning his J.D from Chicago-Kent School of Law, Jeff started an affiliate marketing company which he later sold before graduating to allow himself to pay off his law school loans.
Rank #10: 998 Influencer Marketing for ICO's Next Big Thing?
Rank #11: 1145 How Eero is Locking Down Distribution Channel for "Home Automation Wars" With $100m
Nick is the CEO and co-founder of eero. Prior to eero, Nick worked at McKinsey & Company and then Menlo Ventures, where he sourced investments in startups such as Betterment, Periscope, and Ansible and worked with portfolio companies like Uber, Dropcam, and Roku. Frustrated by the WiFi solutions on the market and unable to find a better solution, he set out to build eero with his co-founders Amos Schallich and Nate Hardison. Nick is originally from Chicago, graduated from Stanford with a BS in Management Science & Engineering, and currently lives in San Francisco with his wife.
Rank #12: 1331 How CloudFlare Broke $100m in ARR Securing The Internet, No $2.5B Amazon Acquisition
Matthew Prince is co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare. Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world's largest networks: powering more than 10 trillion requests per month, nearly 10% of all Internet requests, for more than 2.5 billion people worldwide. Matthew is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, winner of the 2011 Tech Fellow Award, and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law. Matthew holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a George F. Baker Scholar and awarded the Dubliner Prize for Entrepreneurship. He is a member of the Illinois Bar, and earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago and B.A. in English Literature and Computer Science from Trinity College. He’s also the co-creator of Project Honey Pot, the largest community of webmasters tracking online fraud and abuse.
Rank #13: 1263 1500 Governement Agencies Pay Him $2400/yr To Archive Social Media
Anil Chawla is the Founder & CEO of ArchiveSocial. ArchiveSocial's technology ensures that organizations can maintain legal records of their social media, and is most often used to promote transparency in government. In 2017, ArchiveSocial collaborated with the Obama White House to launch the first-ever archive of presidential social media.
Rank #14: 1033 Couple Cashes Out 401k in 2010, Now Doing $15m/Year
Bryan Miles is CEO & Co-founder of BELAY. Bryan (alongside his wife, Shannon) leads a US-based virtual solutions company that has over 550 people on payroll, all working from home, virtually. Prior to starting BELAY, Bryan worked for companies in the tech and construction industries. Bryan obtained his B.A. in Business from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Mount Vernon, OH, which is where he met his wife, Shannon, who also co-founded BELAY.
Rank #15: 1088 How Ex-Salesforce Leader Launched Video for Salespeople Growing 100% YoY
Sati is a seasoned entrepreneur who loves building product, growing people and delivering customer value. He has both enterprise and start-up experience that enables him to transform an idea into a scalable company. He founded Zenkraft (the leading shipping platform for Salesforce), Eversauce (CRM for PR industry) and most recently OneMob, which has earned the support of Salesforce Ventures and was awarded Gartner Cool Vendor and Aragon Hot Vendor. OneMob makes video recording, sending and tracking easy for any professional, with powerful integrations into platforms like Salesforce, Cisco Spark, LinkedIn and more. Before starting OneMob, Sati spent 8 years at salesforce.com, where he built and grew the AppExchange from an idea to 2000 apps.
Rank #16: 1248 Bootstrapped Appointment Scheduling Tool Hits $1m ARR
CEO of Bookafy since 2014... Formerly at another Real Estate technology startup. Lives in Seattle, WA.
Rank #17: 1080 15,000 Customers at $35 ARPU is $500k+ in MRR right? "No"
Rank #18: 1416 They'd like to Raised $1m on $6m Pre For Google Drive for RSS Feeds Concept Doing $35k in MRR
Addicted to mobile products and services after more than 15yrs in different executive roles in media&entertainment, product development for leading publishers and brands with his agency clapp, started tchop as MVP project 3 years ago.
Rank #19: 1106 Fotoware CEO: We've moved 20% of our revenue from on prem to cloud
Before joining FotoWare, Anne Gretland held the position as COO in Compello group. Gretland spent 17 years in Microsoft, and held several leadership positions in Microsoft Norway and Western Europe HQ. She is one of the founders of ODA, the largest network for women in tech in the Nordics (8000 members). She is educated in USA and Norway, in communications, marketing and leadership. In 2017 she was named one of Norway's 50 leading IT women. Blog: www.annegretland.com
Rank #20: 1326 Can He Combine Mailchimp, Hubspot, Zenefits at $99/mo Price Point and Win SMB's Over?
Geoff Roberts is Co-founder of Outseta, a software platform that gives SaaS companies all the tools they need to launch and scale a subscription business.