Learn how to evaluate, build, scale, and monetize network effects
Network Effects Advisor | Creator of Breadcrumb.vc | Atomico Angel
A 3-week long workshop-style course led by the creator of Breadcrumb.vc, a globally renowned resource on network effects
You are building an early-stage startup and are trying to develop network effects
You want to understand network effects to screen investment opportunities and support portfolio companies
Product & GTM Leaders
You work at a company that is built on network effects and want to leverage them better or enhance them
The four different types of network effects — marketplaces, interaction networks, data networks, and platforms
Factors that influence growth, unit economics, and barriers to competition
Factors that can make it more difficult to overcome the cold start problem and strategies to overcome them
How network effects and engagement influence monetization options
The difference between virality and network effects — and how to combine them
How you can combine multiple forms of network effects
How you can maximize positive network effects and minimize negative ones
How you can identify the most important metrics for each network type
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.
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.
Week 1: Intro to network effects & marketplaces
Week 2: Interaction & data networks
Week 3: Platforms & managing network effects
This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects
You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community
Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you
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