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Earn and learn.

Work on client projects.

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Apply to 50+ startups.

Launch Your Career

as an APPRENTICE

Don’t settle for online trainings or the first offer you get.

Instead, give yourself a true advantage by joining a live InsideScale project – working as an SDR and learning the ropes from our team of proven experts.

Get placed full time at a cool startup, or keep consulting with InsideScale.

Elevate your earnings

BECOME AN EXPERT

Why limit your trajectory by working for one startup or leader?

Join a guild of elite SDRs and GTM leaders – scaling sales dev for some of the best names in SaaS.

Level up your skills, earn six figures and network while getting exposure to multiple brands.

EARN YOUR MASTERS

START CONSULTING

If you’re already a sales development leader, or have the chops – we provide the ultimate platform for honing your craft.

Be trusted to co-architect and co-lead InsideScale projects. Earn and learn while innovating a process that scaled at 50+ startups.

The cool part? If it’s love-love you can join clients full time, or keep working with us. And we’re pretty cool 😉

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JOIN SCALECLUB

Choosing the right startup is the #1 factor in determining career success, but it’s harder than it seems – so why roll the dice?

Build one profile to access 50+ vetted SaaS brands, where we can vouch you’ll be in good hands when you land.

You’ll have to put the work in, but once you’re in, you’re in.

Our Guiding Principles

Customer Love

Clients choose us because we build SDR functions that scale. The stakes are high, so we must always deliver on pipeline goals - no matter what.

When we source revenue, everyone wins. Clients advance to their next round. We earn renewals and referrals.

Own the Narrative

Clients are hungry for transparency, progress, training, etc. So we must consistently document processes, report on metrics, and share plans.

But, sometimes it’s better to keep it in the family. Smile externally and vent internally.

Honor the Network

We reciprocate by creating wins for our champions - and it’s not all about ROI. Lead with kindness, don’t burn bridges, assume you’ll see them again.

The cool part? Our network becomes your network. If you deliver, they’ll remember you. Just like they remembered Lou.

Merit, Not Politics

InsideScale lets you earn and learn on your terms. But that only comes from relentlessly delivering for clients.

For the dedicated, it’s a beautiful thing. You can trust that you’ll be evaluated on outcomes, not politics.

Solve First, Ask Later

InsideScale lets you earn and learn on your terms. But that only comes from relentlessly delivering for clients.

For the dedicated, it’s a beautiful thing. You can trust that you’ll be evaluated on outcomes, not politics.

Go Further, Together

Compete with the market, not each other. While our team strives to be great in all things sales development, we all have different strengths.

Play to your strengths while sharing knowledge and building others up. This furthers the brand and our shared trajectories.

Be Flexible

Be ready to gel with diverse cultures and personas - from Founders to VP of Sales and Marketing and Sales Ops - across multiple categories of SaaS.

What works for one client might not at another, so adapt and innovate when needed. But if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Study the Game

Our pace of learning is ferocious. We encounter more challenges, personas and ideas in one year than some see in an entire career.

But, we're not the only players in the space. So stay curious and keep learning to earn your status as an expert sales developer.

Be Well

We have a merit-based, naturally inclusive culture that prioritizes hard work and skill - it's possible to get overwhelmed.

Practice gratitude, humility, good humor, and respect. And take care of yourself along the way.

Details Matter

We have a merit-based, naturally inclusive culture that prioritizes hard work and skill - it's possible to get overwhelmed.

Practice gratitude, humility, good humor, and respect for others. And maintain wellness along the way.

Learn from the Best

Join Scale-u

Learn skills that make a real impact on your career.

Request early access to ScaleU, an exclusive sales dev program that provides hands-on training and mentorship from proven experts.

Get certified and placed in our network of top SaaS startups.

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Questions?

Jake Biskar

Jake Biskar

Advisor

Jake was an original member of the famous SDR Team at Talkdesk Portland. After being hired and trained by Lou, Jake established himself as an elite team member. He went on to build the SDR program at Rainforest QA, which he scaled to 15 people at its height. Jake has also built successful SDR teams at Testim.io and Flurry by Oath. 

Jake is a key contributor to InsideScale’s iterative process. Between he and Lou, they’ve implemented SDR frameworks at over 20 startups. As a modern operator and product of the system, Jake is a pro at pushing things forward.

Sales development aside, Jake is a proud father of two and loves staying active. From biking to golfing and marathons, Jake is dedicated to maintaining optimal health and wellness.

Loretta Jones

Loretta Jones

Advisor

Loretta Jones is a leading mind in the field of B2B demand gen marketing. She was the first Head of Marketing at EchoSign (acquired by Adobe) and ran teams at Coveo, Insightly, and CodeSignal before joining Mixmax as CMO in 2018.

Loretta also owns a consulting practice and has collaborated with InsideScale on a few gigs before moving into an advisory role. The Loretta Jones / InsideScale partnership is proof that marketing and sales development are better together. 

Loretta resides in San Francisco and enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs. When they’re not both busy with their tech careers, you might spot them scuba diving in Hawaii, Mexico, or the Caribbean.

Colin McGrew

Colin McGrew

Consultant

Colin started the famous team at GoodData Portland, where he hired and trained Lou for his first SDR gig. Colin grew the team to 20 people at its height and laid the groundwork for the InsideScale process that’s iterated over the years.

Colin held marketing and closing roles at Keboola and Postano and also founded his own consulting practice. As a Sr. Consultant, he helped SaaStr market their Annual Event and Kixie establish it’s outbound process from scratch. 

Colin resides in Portland, Oregon. In addition to his love for consulting and data-driven sales/marketing, Colin enjoys meditation, studying philosophy, spending time at the river, and barbecuing (when it’s actually sunny).

Sean Ericson

Sean Ericson

Parter

Sean launched his sales career as a foundational SDR on Lou’s original Talkdesk team and has since implemented sales development frameworks at 4-Tell, 500Tech, and Meetup.

Having worked on 10+ projects since joining InsideScale in January 2018, Sean creates awesome sales ops frameworks and shows reps how to execute efficient, end-to-end workflows. Navigating the complicated matrix of sales stacks and data comes second nature for Sean — and clients tend to love him for it.

Sean is currently based in San Francisco but regularly spends time in New York and London. In fact, he just completed his Masters in International Development at the London School of Economics. His passion for investing in people is expressed daily as a consultant and member of the InsideScale community.

Lou Petrossi

Lou Petrossi

Founder, CEO

Lou began his sales development career as an outbound SDR at GoodData. From there, he built Showpad’s early outbound program as their first US-based SDR (US employee #5). He then went on to lead Talkdesk’s first outbound program as Director (US employee #7). Drawing from these success stories, Lou developed a progressive process that enabled him to found InsideScale (f.k.a Petrossi Ventures).

Since launching in 2016, Lou and the InsideScale team have built sales development frameworks and teams for 20+ startups. He loves building processes that help clients achieve greater professional success and enjoy a higher quality of life. Lou’s goal is to bring as many great products and people to market as possible through InsideScale.

Born in the Bay Area, Lou was raised in a big Italian family and has 10 nieces and nephews. He is passionate about living an organic lifestyle, working out, disc golfing, and seeing live music, which suits life in San Francisco perfectly. 

Brendon

BRENDON CASSIDY

Advisor

Brendon Cassidy, Founder of Cassidy Ventures, is a respected leader in the insides sales community and popular voice on LinkedIn. He was LinkedIn’s first Head of Sales, took EchoSign from zero to acquisition by Adobe, and served successful stints as VP of Sales at Talkdesk and HackerRank.

At Cassidy Ventures, Brendon has worked with over 40 startups to define their go-to-market strategies and implement tactical execution plans to win around product, marketing, and business development. And, from a sales perspective, Brendon can recruit and hire his own team, define your sales strategy, pitch, and pricing, 

Outside of his many accomplishments, Brendon’s top passion and accomplishment is being a husband and father of two. He also enjoys sports, politics, movies, and fly fishing. 

I’ve worked with InsideScale across several consulting and full time engagements. I’m not sure there are many better for building your outbound strategy.