Investor Connect Podcast

In this episode, Hall is joined by Amos Schwartzfarb, Managing Director of Techstars and author of the
book Sell More Faster. Amos discusses the background behind his new book, and how it got published.
He also details some of the specific sales challenges facing startups, and some of the biggest sales
mistakes he sees startups make. Amos talks about a few of the big misconceptions startups often have
about sales, and looks at some of the ways sales is evolving in today's technology markets. Finally, he provides his invaluable advice to startups on how to approach building a repeatable, scalable sales

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In this episode, Hall welcomes Gabriel Wyner of Fluent-Forever, an exciting new language learning app. Gabriel talks about his background as an opera singer and mechanical engineer, and his passion for language. He also discusses the language education space and where it is evolving, particularly for online tools and mobile users. Gabriel talks about what is driving growth in the space, and some of the challenges in a crowded market. He gives his advice to investors, and the need to focus on companies and products that will be able to retain customers, not just acquire them short-term. Finally, Gabriel highlights some of the things that make Fluent-Forever stand out from the competition.

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