(BIG IDEA Series) How Wahooly Plans To Help Thousands Of Startups Just Like Yours
BY William Griggs ON Oct 18, 2012
Today’s guest is Dana Severson. Dana is the co-founder and CEO of Wahooly, a company that seeks to help startups connect with the influencers they need to breakout and attract customers.
This interview is a part of the “BIG Idea” series where I will showcase entrepreneurs from around the world that are tackling huge opportunities.
In this episode, I am going to talk with Dana about where the idea for Wahooly came from, what he did to get it off the ground, and how you can benefit from their work.
Dana Severson is a Minneapolis-based entrepreneur, veteran adman and hobbiest writer. Currently, Dana is the Cofounder and CEO of Wahooly, a venture-backed startup that helps emerging companies gain traction by matching them with online influencers. Wahooly has emerged as one of the most anticipated and talked-about companies in Silicon Valley.
In addition to have written for both Ad Age and Fast Company, Dana has been featured in Inc. Magazine, USA Today, Mashable, Techcrunch and Business Insider. He’s been recognized for his marketing ingenuity, creativity and entrepreneurial vision. Before starting Wahooly, Dana was the co-founder of IDesignYourLogo.com, which employed a social approach to brand development, clients included such names as Robert Scoble, Peter Shankman, Scott Monty and Guy Kawasaki.
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About William Griggs
William Griggs is a product and customer acquisition strategist who has helped numerous startups including companies backed by Andreessen Horowitz, FLOODGATE, & 500 Startups. In addition to his consulting work, he has written for Mashable, VentureBeat, & ReadWrite. You can check out his podcast on iTunes (The Startup Slingshot TV) or follow him on Twitter @william_griggs for Tweets chock-full of delicious knowledge nuggets.
In addition to everything tech startups, William loves breakfast tacos, dogs, short emails, and Amazon Prime. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his beautiful wife Elizabeth.