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.
The statements, views, and opinions expressed are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect those of TCMI, Inc. or its affiliates (“TCV”). TCV has not verified the accuracy of any statements by the speakers and disclaims any responsibility therefor. This interview is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase an interest in any private fund managed or sponsored by TCV or any of the securities of any company discussed. The TCV portfolio companies identified, if any, are not necessarily representative of all TCV investments and no assumption should be made that the investments identified were or will be profitable. For a complete list of TCV investments, please visit For additional important disclaimers, please see “Informational Purposes Only” in the Terms of Use for TCV’s website, available at RSS Feed URL

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Title: From Entrepreneur to Investor and Back Again: A Founder’s Journey to Virtual Design Pioneer -- A conversation with Shanna Tellerman, Founder and CEO of Modsy, and Tina Hoang-To, Executive Vice President at TCV

Is the Cloud Safe? Reducing Business Risk While Securing the Advantages – A Conversation with Tim McAdam of TCV and Hitesh Sheth, CEO of Vectra

November 11th, 2019

Nearly half of current infrastructure-as-a-service enterprise users are running production applications on public cloud infrastructure. Yet security seems… Go to Episode

Evolving from SaaS to Marketplace: Key Lessons for Tech Leaders in Making the Jump

October 29th, 2019

The SaaS model is now enabling SMB and vertical SaaS companies to evolve from tool companies to market makers. When they reach a critical mass of service… Go to Episode

Capturing Whitespace and Category Leadership the Zillow Way – a conversation with Jeremy Wacksman, CMO of Zillow, and Dave Yuan, General Partner at TCV

October 14th, 2019

Zillow was launched in 2006 with a boldly simple idea: to transform the way people buy real estate. The company took off immediately, growing largely… Go to Episode

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

September 30th, 2019

Woody Marshall joined TCV in 2008 and has since led investments in AirBnB, Groupon, Netflix, Peloton, Spotify and others. Harry Stebbings of “The… Go to Episode