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Episode 48

Megan Berry

Head of Product Development @RebelMouse. Previously led community @Klout.

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Megan Berry is the Head of Product Development at RebelMouse, a new kind of enterprise CMS. Megan had previously led community at several startups including Klout. Now at RebelMouse, she joins us to share her insights on product development, growth, raising money, and much more!

Main Objectives For This Episode

  • Learn more about Megan.
  • Learn more about Megan's experience and insight building products & startups through community.
  • Learn more about RebelMouse and how Megan approaches product development with the community in mind.
  • And more!

Episode Overview

Megan Berry is the Head of Product Development at RebelMouse, a new kind of enterprise CMS.

Megan had previously led community at several startups including Klout. Now at RebelMouse, she joins us to share her insights on product development, growth, raising money, and much more!


What You'll Learn In This Episode

  • How Megan got started as a entrepreneur.
  • How focusing on community has helped Megan grow startups and products.
  • Learn more about RebelMouse and how Megan approaches product development with the community in mind.
  • And more!

Some Of The Questions We Ask

1:26
Where are you from, what did you study and how did your passion for entrepreneurship start?

3:12
You previous lead community at Klout. For those who may not know, what is Klout? How did you come across the opportunity to be a part of the team?

5:50
How did you approach building community? How do you make people feel a part of something where they are all “graded”?

7:27
What were some of the biggest challenges you faced there? How did you overcome them?

9:18
You the joined RebelMouse in late 2012 as the head of product development. What is RebelMouse and how did you come across the opportunity?

13:03
What are some of your day-to-day responsibilities or projects as head of product?

15:53
RebelMouse has raised $12.8M to date. What was that process like?

17:40
Where do you see the biggest opportunities for entrepreneurs? Any technologies or industries that really interest you?

19:27
What apps, books, devices or tools are you obsessed with right now?

21:50
Any last thoughts or personal mottos that you live by that you think others should know about?


Here are some of the most important links and resources mentioned throughout the show.

Twitter Handles & Websites

Megan on Twitter
Megan on the Web
Rebel Mouse on Twitter
Rebel Mouse on the Web
Tyler Copeland on Twitter
Franco Varriano on Twitter

Devices, Apps & Books

Line
Slack
Skype
Captivology

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