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Recruiting, mentorship, angel investing

Opportunities for marketers

We help marketing candidates find new roles, share deal flow with active and aspiring marketing angels, mentor marketing leaders at early and growth stage startups, and are launching our first course in Summer 2022.

Marketers, we want to meet you

One of our goals for MKT1 is to champion other startup marketers.

We like to help marketers grow in their careers and share opportunities with other marketers—from new roles to angel investing and advising opportunities.

We also run a job board for startup marketing roles >>

Job search help

We work with marketers to identify their next career move and make intros to companies we work with (mostly Seed-Series C).

"Building B2B Marketing" Course

We're planning to offer a course on becoming a more impactful marketing leader. It will be highly collaborative, hopefully fun, and definitely useful.

Angel investing

We share deal flow with marketing angels. And also run a syndicate and fund.

1:1 Mentorship & Advising

We advise Series A-C marketing leaders. We've worked with leaders at Sprig, Monograph, Oyster, Vanta, Gitcoin, and more.

who we are

We've built multiple marketing teams from the ground up

We're ex-startup marketing leaders turned advisors & investors. We love helping other marketers figure out their path.

Emily Kramer

Asana, Carta, Astro, Ticketfly

Emily has led marketing teams at Seed to Series E startups with $0 to $100M ARR. She built the marketing teams and functions from scratch at Asana, Carta, and Astro (acquired by Slack).

She's invested in 50+ startups as an Angel and fund manager. Emily is also on the board of non-profit, Empower Work.

Kathleen Estreich

Box, Intercom, Scalyr, Facebook

Kathleen has built and led marketing and operations teams at several high-growth startups including Intercom, Box, Facebook and Scalyr. She has experience on both the marketing and business operations side, bringing a holistic view to help marketers understand how to grow a business.

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Posts for marketers

February 24, 2022

Early-stage marketing compensation explained

Our perspective on early-stage marketing compensation in an attempt to make this process easier for both marketers and founders. We share salary & equity benchmarks for Seed & Series A marketing roles, plus how to evaluate your equity offer.

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November 8, 2021

The fuel & engine

To build a successful marketing function you need to produce great fuel and craft a well-running engine. Your fuel needs to be custom made for your engine and your engine needs to be custom made for your fuel.

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September 7, 2021

Marketing Goal Setting Crash Course

We’re shocked by how many marketing leaders don’t have clearly defined goals, only have lead and revenue target goals, or set goals that aren’t focused on impact—like “make 10 blog posts...

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Looking for a new role?

Learn more about how we can help you with your next career move or check out our job board.