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Inside the Fast-Growing Startup Rethinking Weddings [Traction #44: Shan-Lyn Ma]

Inside the Fast-Growing Startup Rethinking Weddings [Traction #44: Shan-Lyn Ma]

Today’s episode features a fast-rising company led by Shan-Lyn Ma. Her startup, Zola, is changing the way people purchase gifts for brides and grooms. Anyone who has ever experienced the insanity of wedding season — whether attending as a guest or planning your own — knows just how stressful the whole experience can be. Shan-Lyn and her team are using some unique insights and past experiences to rethink it, and boy, is it working right now.

We talk about tough early beginnings, clever market validation tests, and what Shan-Lyn believes about the future of startups and venture capital.

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Jay Acunzo

Jay Acunzo is an award-winning podcaster and dynamic keynote speaker. The former digital media strategist at Google and head of content marketing at HubSpot, Jay helped build NextView's platform of resources from the ground up. He now serves as the firm's Creative In Residence. His work has been cited in places ranging from Harvard Business School to the Washington Post, Fast Company, and Forbes.


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