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Events
Conversations on the topics we can’t stop thinking about.

February 20, 2020

Competitive Moats

We dive into the history of competitive moats, a topic coined by Warren Buffett to describe a distinct advantage a company has over its competitors. We walk through the five key competitive moats according to Keith Rabois and how to build them within your own team or company.

TBD

Network Effects & Flywheels

We explore the history of Network Effects and how they have contributed to some of the biggest businesses of the last 20 years. We discuss what is a network effect (and what isn’t) and explore the works of Bill Gurley and Fred Wilson, two of the pioneers on the topic.

Location: Versett Office, Calgary
Time: 4:00pm

May 24, 2020

Toronto

Breakfast Club is a space for the tight knit product community around the challenges we face as innovators and practitioners. We meet quarterly for breakfast and discuss the topics facing our industry and how we are tackling them.

Location: TBD
Time: 9:00am
Upcoming
  • TBD - Customer Acquisition
  • TBD - Just Enough Research
  • TBD - Customer Service Strategy
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Steven presenting to a group.

What are Start Here events?

Start Here is our series of exploratory conversations on the topics we can’t stop thinking about. In each discussion, we walk through the history and development of the concept through to where we are today. We canvas what the researchers say, opine on the popular literature on the topic, and observe practical examples in the market.

Discussions are lively, spirited and encourage discourse.

What are Breakfast Club events?

Breakfast Club are a space for the tight knit product community around the challenges we face as innovators and practitioners. This is a platform to collaborate, reframe and share ideas in a confidential and trusted setting. Breakfast Club events are invite-only, to submit an application please email hi@versett.com