Build A Growth Machine

I'm Brian Balfour. I've started multiple VC backed companies, and grown user bases to millions of daily active users. I write detailed essays on growth and user acquisition that have been featured in Forbes, Hacker Monthly, and OnStartups to help you build a growth machine.

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    Distribution @ 500 Startups

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    Founder KISSMetrics

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    CEO AppSumo

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