Product-led hype and the 5 best things this week
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Product-led hype and the 5 best things this week

It's Friday and it's been a long week of Journey-ing, so I'm gifting everyone with a collection of the best stuff I read this week on product led hype...I mean growth...I mean sales.

1. Endgame announced a monstrous $17MM round led by Menlo Ventures. Seems like another very solid team in this space with some fresh powder!

https://www.endgame.io/blog/announcing-endgame

2. How many MBA's have hit you up about getting into startups, but not wanting to be in Sales?  What new roles will spring up in a PLG world?  Our friends at Variance write a good blog here:

https://www.variance.com/posts/code-sell-or-get-out-of-the-way


3. How should product collaborate with sales in PLG companies?  Correlated has a fresh new website and pumped out some solid content below.

https://www.getcorrelated.com/blog/how-product-should-collaborate-with-sales-in-plg-companies#toc-0

4. OpenView is the "OG PLG VC" and Blake Bartlett's PLG 123 is a short vlog that owns the Linkedin algorithm (for me at least).  This episode may not be PLG necessarily, but who doesn't need to know about the genius that is Stamps.com:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/blakebartlett_ecommerce-dtc-plg123-ugcPost-6821443333261418496-nFB1

5. I ran out of stuff, but Journey is hiring for a Founding Product Designer. Help us fuel product led sales by re-thinking how we distribute and consume information, somewhere in between a Powerpoint and a video game.

More information in the Journey below from @plc :

https://jny.journey.io/p/7a88363a-8f00-4e4f-9d18-625bb4fe1361

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Brendan Weitz

Brendan is the co-founder of Journey and previously worked at companies like Quora, AdRoll, and Facebook. He enjoys 16 hour plane rides and misses living in Tokyo.

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