How marketing helped Segment go from 6 months runway to a $1.5 billion dollar valuation

Inside Intercom

With marketing hiring projected to increase 10% by 2026 , this might look easy. Six years ago, Segment were just four engineers sitting in an apartment on Russian Hill in San Francisco. They had a great product, a few hundred customers but there was a problem – they had just 6 months of runway. This week on Scale , we’re getting an inside look at how marketing helped them grow to a $1.5 billion dollar valuation. Startup marketing is tough.

Ten Years of How To Be a Good Product Manager

Good Product Manager

I’m not sure what things will be like in 2026, but I’m looking forward to the next 10 years, and I’m glad you’re here to continue the journey with me. Ten Year Anniversary! On December 4, 2006, I published my first post on this blog , where I wrote, “If you want to be a good product manager, share your knowledge. Realize that you have lessons to share but even more to learn. Know that you improve your own skills and expertise when you teach others.

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Ten Years of How To Be a Good Product Manager

Good Product Manager

I’m not sure what things will be like in 2026, but I’m looking forward to the next 10 years, and I’m glad you’re here to continue the journey with me. Ten Year Anniversary! On December 4, 2006, I published my first post on this blog , where I wrote, “If you want to be a good product manager, share your knowledge. Realize that you have lessons to share but even more to learn. Know that you improve your own skills and expertise when you teach others.

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