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Bridging the $10M-$10B Gap: Decisions That Define Market Leaders
# Dinner

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology startups, founders face a critical question: What distinguishes a $10M company from a $10B global market leader?

Join us in San Francisco for an evening of conversation to explore the counterintuitive notion that building either requires similar foundational effort, with the key differentiator lying in early strategic decisions and frameworks adopted.

Drawing from the experiences of Manoj Agarwal, co-founder of DevRev and former SVP of Engineering at Nutanix, we will delve into the challenges of scaling tech companies efficiently. We will examine how organizational growth often leads to decreased productivity despite increased headcount, and discuss strategies to maintain efficiency as companies expand, covering aspects such as…

  1. Implementing integrated systems to avoid departmental silos
  2. Fostering a culture of documentation and knowledge sharing
  3. Adopting meritocratic hiring and promotion practices
  4. Building antifragile businesses that thrive on challenges
  5. Aligning growth with a clear, purpose-driven vision

Additionally, we will introduce a framework utilized by DevRev to prioritize and organize these critical choices. This framework emphasizes that with the right approach, the effort invested in building a $10M company can be leveraged to achieve $10B success, showcasing how strategic decision-making early in a company's lifecycle can set the stage for exponential growth and market leadership.

This intimate, invite-only event is designed for founders, providing a space to share experiences, discuss challenges, exchange best practices, and expand your professional network. We hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Speakers
Manoj  Agarwal
Manoj Agarwal
Co-founder and President @ DevRev
Agenda
5:30 PM, PDT +1
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6:15 PM, PDT+1
1:1 networking
Pre Dinner Networking Drinks

As you and your peers join the event, we'll begin with some casual networking drinks before taking our seats and beginning the evening.

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6:15 PM, PDT +1
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6:20 PM, PDT+1
Opening / Closing
Intro Remarks

We'll kick off the seated portion of the evening with a brief introduction.

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6:20 PM, PDT +1
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8:00 PM, PDT+1
Roundtable
Dinner Conversation

We'll kick off the dinner conversation to gain outside perspectives and explore strategies and decisions to maintain efficiency as companies expand.

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8:00 PM, PDT +1
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8:30 PM, PDT+1
Opening / Closing
Closing Remarks

We will wrap up the evening sharing key takeaways from each table's conversations.

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July 25, 5:30 PM, PDT (Event Time Zone)
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Starting in 18 hours
July 25, 5:30 PM, PDT (Event Time Zone)
In Person
Organized by
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