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Steli Efti

Steli Efti is a Y Combinator Alumni, the co-founder/Chief Hustler of Close.io, and advisor to several startups and entrepreneurs.
  1. Dial up: Why startups should use the phone

    Recently, my company canvassed some 150 VC-backed startups in Silicon Valley and were surprised to discover that only 10 percent were calling new signups. In contrast, 100 percent of them were sending automated emails to new users (though many of these emails needed improvement). This behavior is also evident when you consider how many startups exist to help you send or track emails (lots) versus how many help you make phone calls (very few).

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