E112: This Week in Startups with Anthony Casalena, Founder of Squarespace



about this episode

This week Skyping in all the way from the Big Apple, Founder of Squarespace Anthony Casalena. Learn how he took a  30k investment from his father and turned it into a $100 million dollar company.


6:00                    GoToMeeting Ad

8:00-10:00        Intro to Anthony Casalenas. Why did you start SquareSpace in such a competitive Market in 2007?

11:00-13:00       What are the special features of your product?

13:00-15:00       How did SquareSpace Grow ?

15:00-16:00       How do Premium Service Levels work at SS?

16:00-21:00       Why NY and not Silicon Valley?

21:00-23:00      SS business model and how to Craft a Web experience

24:00-28:00     How did SquareSpace raise 38.5 million?

28:00-30:00     Who invested in the company?

30:00-34:00     How Does SquareSpace market and promote their product?

34:00-36:00     SoHo offices

36:00-40:00     Whats new from SquareSpace? Version 6!!

41:00-44:00      Company Strategy: Surprise and Delight

44:00-45:00      Tylers secret project

45:00-46:00      Goodbye to Anthony

47:00-55:00      Ask Jason


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