Tales from a Startup Marketer

Why I almost quit my job as CMO of a very successful startup

All startups live for the day that they close a funding round. Seed, Round A, Round B etc etc. This is the validation that not only they (and their mom) believe in their revolutionary technology and company. However, significant funding changes every facet of the company and requires a different modus operandi. The marketing function spearheads the company changes and in doing so, must embrace many growing pains. This is a tale of one ambitious CMO of a newly funded startup.