DISTRO DOJO

GROWING TOO SLOW.

GROWING TOO FAST.

GROWING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION.

NOT GROWING AT ALL.

THE PROGRAM

90% Of Startups Don't Survive Their Growth Phase. The Distro Dojo Growth Hacking Program Puts You In The 10. Growth happens by choice. The Distro Dojo is a selective 10 week program to help you accelerate your business by developing a systematic approach to think, solve, and act on growth initiatives.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Open to all startups focusing on any ASEAN country as their core market

  • Must have a product-market fit

  • Must have a committed core team

  • Your goals include higher profits, market share, conversions and customer retention

  • At least one team member must be able to commit their time in MaGIC throughout the live portion of the course.

WHY GROWTH HACKING?

  • Startups that seek growth mentorship raise 700% more money, and enjoy 350% better user growth.

  • Poor growth management is the primary reason 90% of startups self-destruct.

  • 72% of startups are forced to pivot upon realizing their initial intellectual property is not a competitive advantage.

  • The average startup underestimates its market validation phase by 200 - 300% and as a result are pressured to grow prematurely.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?


Each week, the Dojo's senseis’ will guide you through a unique aspect of Growth Hacking. You'll learn how to set the right goals and KPIs, engage in workshops and brainstorms, and receive intimate mentorship every step of the way as you execute, measure and optimize your startup's growth.


In a nutshell, this program facilitates key learnings on:


Comprehensive Foundation



By the end of this program, you will walk away with a comprehensive foundation that you can apply to almost any B2C or B2B company. We will cover the core areas of growth including building a growth model, defining and understanding key growth metrics, developing growth roadmaps, growth team structure and management, and each of the primary channels to scale.

Strategic and Actionable Frameworks



If you want a laundry list of tactics like make your buttons orange this program isn't for you. We will enable you with a set of actionable frameworks that you can apply to your own business and product. We want to teach you how to think about the core elements of growth so that you can develop a winning strategy specific to your current and future companies and roles.

Build Meaningful Relationships With Other Top Practitioners


There is nothing more valuable then having a strong network of other growth practitioners that you can learn from. You'll even rub shoulders with policymakers from Google, Facebook and more. We curate a high quality group of practitioners and facilitate opportunities for you to build meaningful relationships throughout the program. This network will live with you far beyond the program itself.

THE EXPERIENCE

We focus on delivering the highest amount of impact as efficiently as possible. No fluff, everything is straight to the point. Hands on, all the time!

The program experience is designed to accommodate the busy schedules of each startup. To get the most out of the program you should expect to spend 4 weeks in Cyberjaya Malaysia.

THERE ARE 4 PILLARS TO THE PROGRAM:

ACQUISITION


Mastering lead acquisition strategies and harnessing effective channels for drawing customers to your products and services

ACTIVATION


Maximizing every aspect of your customer conversion rate, from sales to signups, through compelling marketing and persuasion techniques

RETENTION


Today's best CRM practices, technology and frameworks for turning customers into lifelong fans

REFERRAL


Advanced tools and templates for acquiring new customers and expanding market share, by tapping into your existing customers

THE DISTRO DOJO CURRICULUM

Each week, the Dojo's senseis guide you through a unique aspect of Growth Hacking. You'll learn how to set the right goals and KPIs, engage in workshops and brainstorms, and receive intimate mentorship every step of the way as you execute, measure and optimize your startup's growth.


For more information, please visit 500 Startups.

WEEKLY TOPICS INCLUDE:

MAPPING OUT
YOUR GROWTH MODEL

OPTIMIZING YOUR
GROWTH PROCESS

RETAINING & ENGAGING
YOUR CUSTOMERS

CUSTOMER ACQUISITION
PLATFORMS

THE NO B.S. GUIDE
TO GOING VIRAL

USING PAID MARKETING
TO YOUR ADVANTAGE

MASTERING CONTENT
MARKETING

ASSEMBLING YOUR
GROWTH TEAM

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