Unleash the Power of Network Effects

Learn how to evaluate, build, scale, and monetize network effects

Sameer Singh

with

Sameer Singh

Network Effects Advisor | Creator of Breadcrumb.vc | Atomico Angel

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A 3-week long workshop-style course led by the creator of Breadcrumb.vc, a globally renowned resource on network effects

See what people are saying

        Sameer has an intimate knowledge of how network effects manifest across various platforms. This course is perfect for anyone trying to expand their understanding of this key concept and dig a few layers deeper.
Chad Burdette
Chad Burdette
Partner & COO at Nosara Capital
        This course is exceptional. You'll understand why some network effect companies become massively successful while others fail to gain any traction and how you could navigate the complexity.
Keith Tsui
Keith Tsui
Founder at Medwise.ai
        We now make it a condition in our offer letter to new, junior team members to take this course (we obviously cover the cost). Keep up the good work!
Mathias Ockenfels
Mathias Ockenfels
General Partner, Marketplaces & Consumer at Speedinvest
        I cannot recommend this course more highly. A genuinely eye-opening few weeks and one that will pay dividends to me and my business for years to come.
Roei Samuel
Roei Samuel
CEO & Founder at Connectd
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Applied Network Effects

Cohort 6
$1250 USD
Dates
Sep 19 - Oct 7, 2022
Application Deadline
Sep 14, 2022

Who is this course for

01

Founders

You are building an early-stage startup and are trying to develop network effects

02

Investors

You want to understand network effects to screen investment opportunities and support portfolio companies

03

Product & GTM Leaders

You work at a company that is built on network effects and want to leverage them better or enhance them

Topics Sameer will cover

Variants

The four different types of network effects — marketplaces, interaction networks, data networks, and platforms


Properties

Factors that influence growth, unit economics, and barriers to competition

Liquidity Barriers

Factors that can make it more difficult to overcome the cold start problem and strategies to overcome them

Monetization

How network effects and engagement influence monetization options

Virality

The difference between virality and network effects — and how to combine them

Layering

How you can combine multiple forms of network effects

Curation

How you can maximize positive network effects and minimize negative ones

Metrics

How you can identify the most important metrics for each network type

Meet your instructor

Sameer Singh
Sameer Singh

Sameer is a startup advisor and early-stage investor focused on network effects. He is the creator of Breadcrumb.vc, a globally renowned resource on network effects, and is part of the 2021 Atomico Angel Program.


Previously, he was the global director of consulting at App Annie, where he advised leading companies like Spotify, Shpock, and Trainline. Before moving to Europe with App Annie, he was an early-stage VC in India where he first began exploring network effects.

Course schedule

6-8 hours per week
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
    5:00pm - 7:30pm BST (GMT+1)

    Sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the 3-week duration of the course.

    Tuesdays: Theory and frameworks relevant to different forms of network effects.

    Thursdays: Apply frameworks to real-world examples in live group exercises.

  • Curriculum by week

    Week 1: Intro to network effects & marketplaces

    Week 2: Interaction & data networks

    Week 3: Platforms & managing network effects

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Join an upcoming cohort

Applied Network Effects

Cohort 6
$1250 USD
Dates
Sep 19 - Oct 7, 2022
Application Deadline
Sep 14, 2022

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active, not passive

This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects

Learn in public

You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community

Learn with a cohort of peers

Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you

Frequently Asked Questions

I work full-time, what is the expected time commitment?
What happens if I can’t make a live session?
Are there alternative time slots I can attend?
I've already read Sameer's essays. how is this any different?
Can I expense the cost of the course?

Sneak peek into the course

My talk about marketplace monetization from the Marketplace Conference in Dec 2020

Cost

$1250 USD

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Join an upcoming cohort

Applied Network Effects

Cohort 6
$1250 USD
Dates
Sep 19 - Oct 7, 2022
Application Deadline
Sep 14, 2022