This post was written by Ravi Mehta. Ravi is a consumer tech leader who is currently an Executive-in-Residence at Reforge. Previously, he was Chief Product Officer at Tinder and a product leader at…
Recently, startup veterans have identified four core challenges with the Lean Startup. Let's break each of those down & look at a more effective methodology.
«an alternative approach I developed that can serve as a better guide for new product innovation called The Deliberate Startup.»
The term “Growth” has been slapped onto everything. Growth marketing, growth hacking, growth engineering, growth product, blah blah blah. It has created a ton of confusion and negative biases. Every week we get questions like, “What is the difference between product and growth team? Growth marketing
Design, Engineering, and Marketing have specialities, but Product has not yet defined theirs. We talk about problems that arise when we assume all Product Managers are created equal, different types…
Offense and defense are equally important, yet distinct, types of work in product strategy. You can increase your chances of success as a business by taking a unique approach aligned with each type of…
«Your “defense” is the investments you make in order to prevent potential downside for the business. If you don’t invest in defense, you’re putting the business at risk, but making these defensive bets doesn’t generally drive upside in itself.»
Ravi Mehta Ravi is a Reforge Partner, creator of the Product Leadership program, and leads Product Strategy . Ravi was the CPO at Tinder, Product Dir at Facebook, and VP Product at Tripadvisor.
«Difficulty prioritizing is often a strategy issue, not an execution issue.»
Fareed Mosavat is a Reforge EIR and former Director of Product at Slack , focused on growth in the freemium, self-service business. Previously, he led growth and product teams at Instacart and Zynga .…
Elena Verna is a Reforge EIR and Partner on Experimentation and Monetization Deep Dive programs. Elena is a Growth Advisor to Miro, MongoDB, Maze, and others. She was formerly SVP for Product & Growth…
Pinterest recently announced that they hit 150 million monthly active users sharing over 75 billion “ideas.” This represents a 50% increase in their top line metric, and was accompanied by growth in new demographics. Casey Winters is the former growth product lead at Pinterest where he helped the service to crack international growth and surpass its 150 million MAU mark. Winters previously led growth at GrubHub where he helped that company grow from three cities to over 500. We sat down w
Retention - not only does it make companies - but it also quietly breaks them. For this reason, poor user retention has become the silent startup killer. In this post, I will walk you through the…
The AARRR funnel framework has been the dominating guiding framework to metrics, goal setting, and strategic growth conversations. Funnels were a good starting point but do not accurately represent how the fastest growing products grow. It is time to move past the funnel framework and focus on Gro
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Matt Greenberg is the CTO at Reforge, former VP Engineering at Credit Karma, and co-creator of the Scaling Product Delivery program .
Dan Hockenmaier is the Founder of Basis One , a growth strategy firm. He is also a Reforge Partner on our Monetization + Pricing program.
Elena Verna is a Reforge EIR and Partner on the Experimentation and Monetization Deep Dive programs. Elena is a Growth Advisor to Miro, MongoDB, Maze, and others. She was formerly SVP for Product &…
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