Christian Thurston

Christian is the founder of Sagashi Labs and has been doing demand growth with startups for over ten years.

He's also cofounded 2 VC-backed startups:

  • SearchEye, a brand signals marketplace, which he bootstrapped to $2M in AR, and raise $800K seed round in 2023.
  • SportHold, sports prediction, 500 Startups Batch 9 in Mountain View.

Christian was also Head of Growth at Gigster (YCS15), as the #4 employees with 6 weeks before YC demo day. In those 6 weeks we grew revenue from $300K per month to $1.6M per month, leading to a $10M Series A by A16Z.

He also loves Japanese novels, lifting weights, and cinema.

  • Growth – Demand, revenue, traffic
  • AI-related growth opportunities
  • ROI modeling and forecasting for growth
  • Organic search & programmatic SEO
  • Backlink generation and digital PR

BSc Mathematics

Find Christian beyond Sagashi Labs
Christian’s recommended Reading

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