This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Lean Is The Future Of Marketing - Eric Ries Joins HubSpot Advisory Board

DUBLIN, Ireland and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dharmesh Shah, CTO and co-Founder of all-in-one marketing software company HubSpot, Inc. announced today that Lean Startups guru Eric Ries to has joined HubSpot's Advisory Board.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110817/NE53515LOGO)

Eric Ries is behind the New York Times bestselling The Lean Startup and resulting Lean Startup movement. Just as HubSpot transforms the way businesses market themselves with inbound marketing, Ries changes the way startups operate by encouraging shortened product cycles with frequent iteration and data-driven decisions.

"I've known Eric for many years and have been following his work avidly," said Shah. "Not only was HubSpot built with lean startup principles, I believe this evidence-based approach to iteration and learning is directly relevant for organizations looking to transform their marketing."

Ries joins the likes of Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Sequoia Capital's Jim Goetz, Gary Vaynerchuk, Chris Brogan and several others on HubSpot's Advisory Board.

"Dharmesh and I first chatted over a nice dinner years ago in Boston's North End and were both struck by similarities between my book and his startup," said Ries. "HubSpot has used the lean startup method to build a spectacularly successful company.  What I particularly love about HubSpot is that they are so geeked out on data analysis and making evidence-based decisions, which are at the heart of the Lean Startup process."

Also in support of this news, Lean Marketing: How to Run Your Marketing Team Like a Startup will run today on HubSpot's 100,000+ subscriber marketing blog ( http://blog.hubspot.com) at 9am ET.

About HubSpotHubSpot, Inc. are the creators of HubSpot 3, the most powerful, comprehensive, tightly integrated all-in-one marketing software system available anywhere. HubSpot's all-in-one marketing platform powers the growth of nearly 8,000 companies in 56 countries with a suite of everything needed to attract, generate, nurture and convert leads into an accelerating stream of customers. Marketers benefit from HubSpot software's tight integration of otherwise disjointed marketing efforts, features and functions, from SEO to content generation to measurement, and its market position as the only end-to-end marketing software. More importantly, HubSpot stands for the love of marketing. All marketers benefit from free services like their http://Marketing.Grader.com app, grading upwards of 250,000 companies per month, and HubSpot's popular blog and extensive library of marketing data and expertise helps rid the world of ineffective, interruptive means of marketing. At all levels, HubSpot works to provide a step-by-step method to deliver marketing that people truly love. HubSpot is a two-time Inc 500 honoree, has been named one of Forbes' 20 most promising companies in America and ranked as the #8 fastest growing technology company in the world on the Deloitte Fast 500.  HubSpot, Inc. has 400 employees, was founded in 2006 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a new Dublin office slated to open January 2013. Find them at http://www.HubSpot.com. Find out if HubSpot software is right for your business by applying for a free inbound marketing assessment.

About Eric Ries Eric Ries is an entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Business, published by Crown Business. He graduated in 2001 from Yale University with a B.S. in Computer Science. While an undergraduate, he co-founded Catalyst Recruiting. Ries continued his entrepreneurial career as a Senior Software Engineer at There.com, leading efforts in agile software development and user-generated content. He later co-founded and served as CTO of IMVU, his third startup. In 2007, BusinessWeek named Ries one of the Best Young Entrepreneurs of Tech. In 2008 he served as a venture advisor at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers before moving on to advise startups independently. Today he serves on the advisory board of a number of technology startups and venture capital firms. In 2009, Ries was honored with a TechFellow award in the category of Engineering Leadership. In 2010, he was named entrepreneur-in-residence at Harvard Business School and is currently an IDEO Fellow. The Lean Startup methodology has been written about in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Wired, Fast Company, and countless blogs. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Tara.

SOURCE HubSpot, Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,001.22 -38.27 -0.22%
S&P 500 1,988.40 -3.97 -0.20%
NASDAQ 4,538.5510 +6.4470 0.14%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs