The private Slack group for advanced growth marketing.

Most of the web's quality growth advice is sourced from this Slack group and its sister newsletter. Come talk with Y Combinator founders and startup/enterprise heads of growth.

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Co-founder, FYI + KISSmetrics

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VP, Papa & Barkley
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Founder, Project Wren
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Connor Mooney
Growth, Zestful
I’m new to marketing, and this newsletter was an effective shortcut for getting me up to speed.
Bjarke Felbo
Founder, Rune (YC)
Probably the only newsletter I look forward to. It’s fun seeing what all the other YC founders are doing for growth.
Jeremy Cai
Founder, Italic
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Liron Shapira
CEO, Relationship Hero (YC)
I read every issue. The growth marketing insights are legitimately good.
Jeremy Gurewitz
VP, Imperfect Produce
I look forward to every issue. Insights are always interesting and rarely self-evident.
Anthony Zhang
Growth, Blockfolio
This is the best community for growth professionals — period.
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Growth, Microverse (YC)
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CEO, Beacons (YC)
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Growth, UpKeep

Quality-Controlled Slack Channels

We maintain a high bar of conversation quality by selectively inviting Slack members into our hidden channels once they've shown they contribute meaningfully to our community.

#PaidAds

Discuss user acquisition for the major ad networks.

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#SEM

Discuss Google Ads, Google Shopping, and Bing tactics.

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#Mobile

Discuss attribution, ASO, and mobile-friendly ads.

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#Ecommerce

Discuss Shopify plugins, Instagram ads, Pinterest ads, & more.

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#Tools

Discuss the tools of the trade — from Optimize to Hotjar.

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#ContentAndSEO

Discuss keyword research, link building, and content writing.

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#B2BOutreach

Discuss lead generation, outreach, and sales tools.

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#LandingPages

Discuss landing page segmentation and copywriting.

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Meet the Team

Leadership

Julian Shapiro

Co-Founder

Julian is one of the best-known thought leaders in growth marketing. He writes TechCrunch's monthly marketing column, wrote the web's most popular guide to growth at Julian.com, and was previously the VP of Marketing for Webflow.

Julian is one of the best-known thought leaders in growth marketing. He writes TechCrunch's monthly marketing column, wrote the web's most popular guide to growth at Julian.com, and appears on major tech podcasts including Mixergy and Indie Hackers.

Prior to Demand Curve, Julian was the VP of Marketing for Webflow, and ran marketing for both Heap Analytics and Clearbit.

Neal O'Grady

Co-Founder

Neal co-founded the award-winning growth marketing agency, Bell Curve. His ad optimization software has been used to oversee $250mm in ad spend.

Neal co-founded the award-winning growth marketing agency, Bell Curve. His ad optimization software has been used to oversee $250mm in ad spend.

He’s also a web design author, whose writing has appeared on David Walsh, Creative Market, Creative Bloq, and .net Magazine.

Justin Setzer

Co-Founder

Justin was one of the early members of Grammarly’s growth team — where he managed $50mm in ad spend and led the conversion team, helping grow Grammarly to tens of millions of users.

Justin was one of the early members of Grammarly’s growth team — where he managed $50mm in ad spend and led the conversion team, helping grow Grammarly to tens of millions of users.

Justin is also the Director of Growth at Bell Curve, the renowned Silicon Valley marketing agency.

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Growth Marketer

Demand Curve has trained many YC company founders and employees — and are a course we regularly recommend. Growth marketing expertise is a critical component of startup success.

Gustaf Alströmer
Partner, Y Combinator

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We teach you the strategies used by leading growth teams. You'll learn to run growth yourself, and — with our feedback — you'll see  quick growth results like you'd expect from an agency.

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