Traction Conf

Traction Conf

August 06, 2015 12:00 ET

Traction Conf SF Brings Tech Unicorns to Share Insights on Driving Growth and Revenue

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2015) - This morning Launch Academy and Boast Capital announced the launch of Traction Conf in San Francisco on Oct 8th in partnership with AppDirect, the leading cloud service commerce platform that was named one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes earlier this year.

Traction Conf has gained immense popularity and built a reputation for providing attendees with actionable tips on business growth. While Traction Vancouver focussed more on customer acquisition and retention, Traction SF will focus more on conversion optimization, monetization, sales, partnerships, and scaling growth.

The speaker line-up once again boasts of numerous tech heavyweights including Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad, Credit Karma CEO Kenneth Lin, Eventbrite President Julia Hartz, SurveyMonkey President Selina Tobaccowala, Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith, Honest Co-founder Christopher Gavigan, Evernote COO Linda Kozlowski, CloudFlare Co-founder Michelle Zatlyn, Buffer Co-founder Leo Widrich, SendGrid CEO Sameer Dholakia, AppDirect CEO Daniel Saks and many more.

Traction Conf takes place on Thursday, Oct 8th at the InterContinental Hotel in SF. The conference will kick off with an opening reception the evening of Oct 7th at Exploratorium on Pier 15, one of San Francisco's most popular attractions. A limited number of Early Bird tickets are on sale for $395 each until August, 31st. Register here.

About Traction

Traction Conf is a movement that brings founders, c-suite and experts from leading tech companies to teach startups how to get, keep and grow customers and users at scale. Learn more at

About Launch Academy

Launch Academy is a pre-accelerator program that helps entrepreneurs execute on their startups through education, mentorship, lean metrics and networking opportunities. Launch Academy has established an environment where ideas are vetted, business models are tested and successes are celebrated. Learn more at

About Boast Capital

Boast Capital is a team of engineers and finance professionals with over 20 years experience helping companies in Canada and the U.S. successfully claim and maximize R&D tax credits. Learn more at

About AppDirect

AppDirect is the cloud service commerce leader making software and products accessible globally. The AppDirect cloud service commerce platform unites providers, developers and consumers of cloud services into a single ecosystem. This makes it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage and monitor cloud services from a central location and delivers new opportunities to distribute, sell, and market cloud services. AppDirect-powered marketplaces, billing and distribution, and reselling services help providers - including Telstra, ADP, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom and others - connect millions of businesses to solutions from Microsoft, Google, Box and more. AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices. Learn more at

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