From the SaaStock 2022 Scale Stage: Tom Lyons, Chief Executive at The Currency is joined by Zeb Evans, founder & CEO ClickUp, who shares how ClickUp grew to over six million users in five years.

We certainly have not been perfect on hiring, but with the mistakes that you do make, it’s not that we’re hiring for optimism – we’re screening against pessimism. You’ve got to find people that can disagree and commit at the same time, and then generally pessimistic people aren’t willing to agree to disagree and commit. So that’s still a big part of our culture today. 

What does it take for a SaaS company to stand out in a crowded industry and leapfrog over the competition? When ClickUp launched in 2017, it intentionally entered a category full of legacy players and moved full speed ahead by building an industry-leading product.

In this session, Zeb Evans, CEO and Founder of ClickUp, shared the secrets behind ClickUp’s success, including building a globally recognized brand, developing an innovative product, and cultivating a strong company culture.

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