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David Steen

Practice Leader - Web3

# Business Development
# Launches & GTM
# Market Research
# Raising Capital
# Sales
# Startups
# Strategy

Background:
Web3 addict with an obsession for all things decentralized. Strategist and growth operator with 5+ years of operating experience in the Crypto, DeFi, and DAO space with involvement in the industry since 2012. Go-to-market, business development, and community-led growth specialist with experience developing growth strategies for B2B & B2C companies between $0-100M in revenue. I help Web 3 entities to identify, prioritize, and execute growth opportunities, organize engaged communities, and deliver bigger impacts.
Highlights

DAO Platform: Growth Leader - Developed & executed go-to-market, community strategy, and DAO governance process, leading to $17M+ crowdsale and 30% WoW community growth.

Polkadex: Strategy Consultant - Conducted international market research to develop go-to-market & marketing strategy for the primary market of this VC-backed DeFi company; over 140 active validators and 1400+ nominators on the mainnet after 6 months.

Phylagen
: Analyst - Developed and supported development of go-to-market strategies and strategic plans.


Blockchain Startup: Strategist - Key contributor to the business and marketing strategy; Advised executive team on key issues including capital raise and Tokenomics model; Developed white paper/business plan, investment materials, and established B2B partnerships.

Education: Eckerd College - B.S., Business Management.

Industries

# FinTech

# Hardware / IoT

# Healthcare

# Info Tech

# Retail / CPG

# AI & ML

# BioTech

# Blockchain

# Cryptocurrency

# Electronics

Awards & Organizations

- Keynote Speaker: DAO Denver 2022, Denver, CO

2020: Tampa Bay Inno's Under 25

- 2020: Orchid Black Associate Partner-of-the-Year

David Steen
“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”
—G. K. Chesterton, English writer and philosopher

What I'm Reading / Listening To:

Comment:
We are going to be moving into a whole new paradigm of how life and business models operate.
Still On My Bucket List:
Spearfishing in Greece.
Best Business Advice:
Find a team that empowers you to focus on the most high-value actions, which are your core strengths.