Mobile Growth SF Bay Area w/ Strava, Shopify, IMVU, and Stripe

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:30
Mobile Growth Hackers
San Francisco


Please let us know you're coming by registering on meetup AND our <a href="">official landing page here - you can register onsite, but registering ahead of time helps us make sure there's enough pizza and beer for everyone! 

For full event details, visit the official registration page

About the Event:

Join us this month for a night of growth stories and strategies from mobile experts at Strava, Stripe, IMVU, and Shopify. We’ll kick off the evening with some beer, soft drinks, and pizza, and then hear lessons and best practices for app growth. We’ll cover everything from organic and paid user acquisition, retention and engagement strategies, and more.

Come out for an awesome discussion about how to grow your mobile business and meet some cool people involved in apps. Register on our official registration page. 

The People 

Seth Bindernagel | Senior Director of Growth Marketing | Strava

Senior Director of Growth Marketing at Strava, focusing on new user acquisition. Prior to, worked at Sequoia Capital as Head of Digital, leading digital strategy for the firm and advising the portfolio on growth, product, and marketing strategy. Also worked at Twitter and Mozilla. Berkeley MBA.

Jennifer Daly | Product Growth Manager | Shopify
Jennifer is a Product Growth Manager at Shopify, with the team since its IPO in 2015. She's launched Facebook Shop, Messenger, Pinterest, Buzzfeed and Amazon sales channel integrations. Originally from Toronto, Jennifer has since relocated to San Francisco to focus on Kit, chat bot acquired by Shopify in 2016. Jennifer collaborates with various stakeholders across Shopify to ensure merchants can successfully market and sell online. Prior to 2015, Jennifer was an early employee at Wave Accounting, another Canadian startup ventured backed by CRV and Social + Capital. In this role she lead Advertising and monetization growth initiatives for the freeium accounting, payments, invoicing and payroll company. Wave continues to grow, with $80MM in funding and 3MM users. 

Vivek Ramani | Growth | Stripe
Vivek works on the growth team at Stripe, focused on driving new business and strategy with Stripe's mid to late stage partners and customers. His career includes sales, BD, and growth at Box and Blackbird (an AI startup that was acquired by Etsy in 2016).

Yakubu Agbese | User Acquisition Manager | IMVU
Yakubu runs mobile acquisition at IMVU, the company detailed in Eric Ries' "The Lean Startup." Prior to IMVU, Yakubu led growth at Bellabeat, a smart jewelry company. Prior to Bellabeat, Yakubu worked in Facebook marketing for a number of mobile app companies: Zynga, Kixeye, Lark Technologies, and Texture. He holds an MBA in Investment Management from the University of Iowa and a degree in English Literature from Yale University. 


The Plan: 
6:30pm Check-in, pizza + drinks
7:00pm Welcome & introductions
7.15pm Mobile Growth panel
7.50pm Q&A From Audience 
8.00pm Wrap up + more social time

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