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CoFounder Weekly #55: August 11, 2019

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Need inspo for a marketing campaign? Marketing Examples is a gallery of marketing initiatives. It skyrocketed to 1,000+ votes on ProductHunt so the kidz seem to like it.

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Waiting on hold sucks especially in today’s on demand world. Which is why GetHuman is rad β€” it estimates hold times and will wait on hold for you. Tried it with NationalGrid this week and it worked like a charm. This sounds like an ad but it isn’t; it’s just good ole’ word of mouth.

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Fashion brands take a loooooong time to build (10-15 years), and are therefore probably not well suited for VC, argues 2PM’s Web Smith in this article:

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…including a fantastic graphic about Disney’s promotional system from 1957:


🍻 CFW Happy Hour: August 15th

It’s finally here! THIS THURSDAY (August 15) we’re getting together for a CFW Happy Hour in NYC. The theme will be β€œMicrodoses and Mimosas”. Time/Location: 6:00pm-whenever at Freehold (45 S 3rd St. in Williamsburg). Come whether you are an Entrepreneur, Wantrepreneur, or Nontrepreneur (we may make nametags πŸ˜‰).

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Don’t need to cancel Equinox since we weren’t members in the first place,

Greg & Wisam

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