November 4, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

#WMD2016

 

 

A one-day growth conference covering marketing & distribution hack tips to grow your startup.
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WANNA CRAZY GROW YOUR STARTUP?

Building the next Pinterest or Dropbox isn’t just about the code —
without some serious distribution channels & hack-tics, those startups may have well been another drop in the dead pool.

On Friday, Nov 4, 2016, in San Francisco, California, Join tech’s most savvy distribution experts at Weapons of Mass Distribution, a one-day growth conference that will teach you strategies & tactics for scaling your startup. We’ll bring together top growth geeks, data nerds, marketing experts, and over 500 entrepreneurs to dissect and explore the trends, techniques and tools that will bring your customer acquisition and retention to the next level. See you at the #500Distro lab!

QUESTIONS? BAD JOKES?
Contact Cristina [at] 500 [dot] co

 

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

Growth Experiments ● Mad Analytics  Growth Marketing ● Search Engine Optimization

E-mail Marketing  Monetizing Mobile  The B2B Playbook 

Social Media Marketing  Conversion Optimization  Content Marketing

Referral Marketing  Customer Onboarding ● International Growth

+ More

OUR MAD SCIENTISTS INCLUDE:

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adelyn

Adelyn Zhou

Strategist, Advisor and Entrepreneur

NIR-EYAL

Nir Eyal

Author, "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products"

jaykas

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff

Chief Marketing Officer, Mozilla

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Dave McClure

Founding Partner & Chief Troublemaker,
500 Startups

george

George Lee

Head of Growth, Instagram

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James Currier

Managing Partner,
NFX Guild

brittany-murlas

Brittany Murlas

Chief Marketing Officer

brian

Brian Balfour

Founder/CEO,
Reforge

daniel

Daniel Harmon

Creative Director, Harmon Brothers

Karen-X.-Cheng

Karen X. Cheng

Founder/CEO, Karen X

ryan

Ryan Deiss

Author, Digital Marketer

patrick

Patrick Campbell

CEO, Price Intelligently

Lance

Lance Loveday

Founder/ CEO, Closed Loop

mike

Michael Sharkey

CEO/Co-Founder, Autopilot

andy

Andy Artz

Partner, User Acquisition

Susan Su

Susan Su

Distro Hacker-in-Residence,
500 Startups

Andrei Marinescu

Andrei Marinescu

Distribution Hacker-in-Residence,
500 Startups

AGENDA 2016

2016 Agenda will be announced soon

We’re still working on the agenda for WMD 2016. In the meantime, check out our past agenda from WMD 2015 HERE

We’ll cover potions like:
Acquisition: What can we learn from Pinterest?
Activation: Do viruses grow faster in the dark? Let’s examine YouTube Virality & Facebook Dark Testing.
Revenue: Pricing & Positioning for the MASSes
Retention: Ins and outs of increasing LTV
Referral: Get people talking about you, you mad mad scientist
Viral Video: Infecting the interwebs
State of the Growth Union: Where are we now & what’s next?
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ATTEND OTHER EVENTS:

Lean Startup Week

Lean Startup Week is a seven-day immersion into Lean Startup methodology led by star practitioners in big companies and hot startups from around the world.

On Oct. 31-Nov. 6, we’re gathering thousands of thought leaders and avid community members at Pier 27 for a week of keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring, industry dinners, bootcamps, and startup tours at the scenic edge of San Francisco. Our unparalleled conference is unique in that it unites intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs from government agencies, international conglomerates, boot-strapped startups, and civic organizations in their mission to create radical change in their industries.

Please use the code 500Startups for a $50 discount or register directly HERE.

VENUE

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM | San Francisco, CA

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM | San Francisco, CA

MISSION BAY CONFERENCE AT UCSF
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94143
Main Phone: (866) 431-8273

RECOMMENDED PARKING

Entrance to parking is located off of 7th Street at the 1700 Owen Street Garage. Download the MBCC Parking Map for further direction.

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