From Public Health to Tech Entrepreneur: How Amanda Greenberg Is Revolutionizing Collaboration

Billion Dollar Startup

Mar 21 2023 • 30 mins

Join us in this episode of "The Dan Lok Show - Billion Dollar Startup" as we speak with Amanda Greenberg, the co-founder and CEO of Baloon, a tech startup that provides solutions for collaboration and decision-making in the workplace. With a background in public health research, Amanda shares her journey of transitioning from academia to entrepreneurship and building a successful SaaS business.

If you're interested in tech, SaaS, venture capital, or software development, this episode is a must-listen. Gain valuable insights and inspiration from Amanda's entrepreneurial journey, and learn how you can apply these lessons to your own business. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a thought leader in the tech industry who is revolutionizing collaboration and decision-making in the workplace.


[00:00] - Introduction

[00:30] - Guest introduction: Amanda, Co-founder & CEO of Balloon

[06:05] - Getting the first big corporate client

[8:46] - The Full Experience: Using Balloon

[10:12] - Evolution of the Go-to-Market Strategy

[11:30] - Creating a Customer Advisory Board

[13:54] - Getting Your Foot in the Door: Approaching Big Names

[15:00] - Making It Easy for Influencers to Say Yes

[16:04] - Expanding Thought Leaders

[16:52] - Company-Wide Collaboration

[17:27] - Impact of COVID on Balloon

[18:00] - Remote Work & Increased Meetings

[19:57] - Balloon as a Must-Have Tool

[20:47] - Working with Your Spouse

[23:30] - Just Start: Learning Quickly and Taking Action

[24:02] - The Importance of Grit in Entrepreneurship

[26:26] - Fears as a CEO: Getting in the Way of Success

[27:44] - Balloon's Vision for the Next Three Years

[28:50] - How to Learn More About Balloon