How a startup with $1000 grew in 3.5 years to $10 million in sales

How to grow your business faster: – 

  • $1000 startup capital, 
  • within 3.5 years – revenue is $10 million, 
  • market valuation of $150 million,
  • based in Paris, 

Lempire says it creates the future of relationships to help 1,000,000 entrepreneurs to build and grow profitable and successful businesses.

Key figures

  • 10,000+ customers in 85 countries
  • 17,500+ members in their Facebook community (lemlist family)
  • 8 nationalities in the team
  • 67 Employees

What does Lempire do? – it builds digital products so businesses can connect and sell more. 

  • lemlist changed the way people do outreach.
  • lemverse makes remote work feel more connected than ever before.
  • Cold Email and LinkedIn Masterclasses have generated millions for B2-B businesses, startups, and agencies worldwide. 
  • lempod, a tool we sold in 2020, helped thousands of people grow their LinkedIn profiles.

Lempire – growth tactics – how it gains attention and engagement with its ideal clients – its all social media –

1) Content to show the ups and downs of life as an entrepreneur and motivate the next generation, 

2)  My YouTube channel is entrepreneurial content – posted weekly about our successes and failures, 

3) Social Media – reaching more than a million people organically on social media every month, 

4) PR and networking – featured on relevant podcasts, websites, interviews, generating buzz, and networking opportunities 

Paid Advertising 

  • 0 ads
  • $0 monthly budget
  • 0 monthly paid clicks

Top SEO Pages 

As a general rule – Mckinsey says – The more channels a sales organisation deploys, the bigger the market share gains. 

  • There are no exceptions. All B2B customers prefer omnichannel, no matter – industry, country, size, or customer relationship stage.

Its almost always digital + social selling – at the core of success #socialselling 

  • 70% of potential new buyers of B2B – with a transaction size up to $500,000 see little need for human interaction. 
  • Your potential new buyers are social buying – the question is – is your business Social Selling? 

We now live in a Social Selling Economy.

Social Influencing and Selling (#socialselling) – is where your ideal potential buyers walk towards your business rather than your business chasing them. 

An investment in Social Selling returns on average five dollars for every dollar invested – a survey of 47,000 SDRs across 200 businesses provides proof of ROI.

Now the most valuable asset in the world today is attention.

The FASTEST growing businesses have one thing in common they get more attention on multiple social media platforms – every day. 

  • They get more attention first 
  • Next More engagement 
  • Influence and Sell More. 

ACCELERATE DELIVERS MORE – 100x more organic ATTENTION + ENGAGEMENT – FASTER to Influence and Sell more within 100 days on average. 


  • paid advertising,  
  • lots of content generation, 
  • and without doing a lot of outreach #socialselling, 

Get our new quick-video case study of how we delivered 500x more attention in under 120 days – with real people. 

ACCELERATE – provides a monthly subscription social media publishing + strategy service. 

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