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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Scaling the Unicorns: Woody Marshall, General Partner at TCV, Shares Lessons From Leading Investments in Airbnb, Spotify and Other Unicorns with “The Twenty Minute VC” host Harry Stebbings

Woody Marshall joined TCV in 2008 and has since led investments in AirBnB, Groupon, Netflix, Peloton, Spotify and others. Harry Stebbings of “The Twenty Minute VC” leads a fast-paced discussion of the lessons Woody has learned about scaling a range of era-defining business models, how to excel as leader and board member, and the potential pitfalls in pursuing hypergrowth. For insights from a veteran investor who has been named to multiple Midas Lists, settle in and press play.