Essays on growth
in business and in life.

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Learn how I became a VC and startup marketer as a digital nomad in India, Bali, Turkey and more.

Hello! I’m Susan.

I run marketing at Reforge, a company that helps ambitious growth professionals level up their game.

I’m also an investor and startup growth coach at 500 Startups, where we help early stage founders get connected with the funding and support they need.

I’ve lived in 8 different countries — mostly while working for Silicon Valley businesses — and I practice Ashtanga yoga every day.

Over the years, I’ve learned that our lives aren’t lived in compartments, and borders are imagined. If you’re curious to learn more, check out my writings below.

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“Susan may be short but she is more powerful than you. One of the most impressive people I know.”Noah Kagan | CEO AppSumo

“Susan is accomplished at the many nuanced tactics of successful growth marketing, but she also thinks strategically and integrates growth efforts with the art of leadership across a company’s teams. This is how she helps get the big wins.”Eric Eldon | Editor in Chief Hoodline / Ripple