adly is a team of founders for founders.
We acquire, partner, and work with SaaS, Tech, Content, Startups, and Small Businesses in the internet, software, and consumer industries.
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With 10+ years building and managing software teams, our thesis and expertise revolves around diverse SaaS businesses ranging from $500K in revenue to over $100MM.
With executive experience at Guthy Renker and other recurring revenue focused companies, we have the tools to scale subscription businesses, improve retention, and mitigate risk.
Shawn is a Silicon Valley & Beach serial entrepreneur and Y Combinator alumni. His specialty is helping companies scale from $0 to multi-millions in revenue, through both conventional paid acquisition and non-conventional growth hacks. After exiting his most recent business, Solve (YC S17), Shawn spent time mentoring and advising companies at several of LA’s top venture capital firms, while incubating a number of SaaS and eCommerce brands. He also spent time at Guthy Renker, a multi-billion dollar direct marketing firm (best known for brands such as Proactiv, Meaningful Beauty, IT Cosmetics and Perricone MD). Apart from Pivot CMO, Shawn loves to work with founders to find creative ways to scale their businesses.