#11: Arguing with VCs (Danielle Morrill, Mattermark)
09.23.2015 - By Traction: How Startups Start | NextView Ventures
Danielle Morrill, CEO of Mattermark -- In this episode, Danielle shares her company's origin story, including how they created an addicting, ubiquitous newsletter read by VCs and entrepreneurs everywhere. You'll also hear...
1) Why a TV show inspired Danielle to launch a media company, not software startup, and why she was disillusioned with Silicon Valley.
2) The domino effect of thinking and operating that way at first and how this led to the SaaS startup success that is Mattermark today.
3) Why Danielle would outright argue with almost every VC she called to sell early on in the company's history.
Follow Danielle @DanielleMorrill and subscribe to the Mattermark Daily newsletter at mattermark.com/app/newsletter
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