Growth Journeys


“Growth Journeys” is a podcast series from TCV, one of the largest growth equity firms, which has been backing private and public technology companies since 1995. Listen to founders, CEOs and other innovators as they unpack the lessons and patterns from their personal and professional journeys in building and scaling high-growth businesses to category leadership.
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Strategies for SaaS, Scaling and Cycles: A Conversation with David Yuan, General Partner at TCV, and Harry Stebbings of SaaStr

David Yuan is a General Partner at TCV, where his investments have scored 4 IPOs and 8 acquisitions. These successes and his track record of investing in era-defining companies have earned him a place on Forbes’ Midas List of top technology investors. In this conversation with Harry Stebbings, creator of “The Twenty Minute VC” and SaaStr podcasts, Yuan shares insights into SaaS strategies and why they hold so much potential, how to manage senior talent transitions when scaling a company, and how to take a long-term view through market and investment cycles. For all this and more, settle back and press play.