Feb. 6, 2022

Russ Heddleston, Co-Founder and CEO at DocSend | Best Fundraising Strategies For Growing Your Business

YouTube Channel podcast player badge
Apple Podcasts podcast player badge
Spotify podcast player badge
Google Podcasts podcast player badge
Overcast podcast player badge
Castro podcast player badge
PocketCasts podcast player badge
Amazon Music podcast player badge
Deezer podcast player badge
TuneIn podcast player badge
Stitcher podcast player badge
Podcast Addict podcast player badge
RadioPublic podcast player badge
iHeartRadio podcast player badge
RSS Feed podcast player badge

➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating: https://ratethispodcast.com/successstory

➡️ About The Guest⁣

Russ Heddleston is the Co-Founder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Greystripe, and Trulia. He sold DocSend to Dropbox for $165M in 2021. He holds an MBA from Harvard and an MS in Computer Science from Stanford.

➡️ Talking Points⁣

00:00 - Intro

01:02 - Russ Heddleston’s Origin Story

06:09 - Why Russ Decided To Start His Own Business?

10:06 - How Did Russ Get The Idea To Start A Business?

17:07 - How Does Russ Research For Product Market Fit?

23:34 - What Was The Main Focus When Russ Was Building Docsend?

26:48 - How Case Studies Can Help In Growing The Business?

30:20 - What Are Russ’s Fundraising Strategies For His Business?

38:24 - Advice For Founders When They Start Searching For Investors?

42:18 - What Are The Best Practices For Fundraising?

49:03 - Where Can People Connect With Russ?

49:44 - What Was The Biggest Challenge Of Russ Heddleston’s Career And How Does He Overcome It?

50:55 - What Would Russ Tell His 20-Year-Old Self?

51:36 - A Book Or A Podcast Recommended By Russ?

52:20 - Who Is Russ’s Mentor?

53:24 - What Does Success Mean To Russ?

➡️ Show Links



➡️ Podcast Sponsors

1. SHOPIFY - https://shopify.com/successstory

2. HELLOFRESH - https://hellofresh.com/successstory16 (Code: Successstory16)

3. TRUEBILL - https://truebill.com/successstory

4. HUBSPOT - https://hubspot.com/podcastnetwork

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices