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Sales and Traction

San Francisco Winter 2013 Semester

How do you identify and close your very first paying customers? What are best practices to charge these first paying customers? Should you charge more or less in the beginning? How do you develop a sales funnel or conversion funnel? What are some best practices to track leads and sales? How do you hustle leads and close the first sales, whether business licenses or consumer subscriptions? How do you develop a culture of sales and generating revenues in the early days of a new company?

Goal:
Start generating traction.
Date:
2014-02-17, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Russell Klusas
Founder, Tradecraft


Rajesh Setty
Rajesh Setty - Serial Entrepreneur and Author, WittyParrot

Rajesh "Raj" Setty is a serial entrepreneur and author based in Silicon Valley. A partial list of companies that Raj has co-founded include WittyParrot, Audvisor, iCharts, JiffleNow and Compassites, Inc. Raj is an award-winning teacher at the Founder Institute. Raj has be...

Jared Goralnick
Founder & CEO, AwayFind

Jared Goralnick is the Founder & CEO of AwayFind, a web application that helps people to escape from email by notifying them of urgent messages. In addition to leading business development and managing the team at AwayFind, he also hosts Ignite DC, co-organizes Inbox Love...

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