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: Citizen Safety: How Rave is Transforming Emergency Communication for Business, Education, and Government -- A conversation with Todd Piett, CEO of Rave Mobile Safety, and Kapil Venkatachalam, General Partner at TCV

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

Making the Mundane Sexy: How Intuit Turned SMB Bookkeeping and DIY taxes into Massive Business Lines -- A conversation with Daniel Wernikoff, former EVP and GM of Intuit’s small business and consumer tax units, and Tim McAdam, General Partner at TCV

September 12th, 2019

Dan Wernikoff rose to become an EVP at Intuit and general manager of its small business unit and consumer tax group. In both cases he scaled the business-within-a-business… Go to Episode

Brands with a Purpose: Lessons in the Power of Purpose-Driven Brands from Master Marketer Jonathan Mildenhall

September 2nd, 2019

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Scaling a B2B Mobile SaaS Company -- Without Sales Reps

August 24th, 2019

When the world flipped from desktop to mobile, high-velocity B2B software companies faced a question: Could they join B2C companies in making that challenging… Go to Episode