Hack To Start Ep.177: Brian Balfour, founder and CEO of Reforge

Hack to Start

Brian Balfour is the founder and CEO of Reforge, an organization that offers selective growth-focused programs for experienced professionals in marketing, product, data, and engineering. Balfour was previously the VP of Growth at Hubspot and an EIR at Trinity Ventures before that.

Balfour has raised over $30 million in venture funding for various startups he launched or joined. Brian also has extensive experience building growth teams and strategies. He’s one of the leading experts on user acquisition and retention and frequently writes on Reforge and his personal blog.

Brian joins us to share his story, how he got into tech & startups, how he’s approached developing a growth mindset, how to prioritize growth strategies, why he started Reforge, and much more.

Hack To Start is a weekly podcast focused on interesting people and the innovative ways they achieve success hosted by @FrancoVarriano and @TylerCopeland.