“@SouljaBoy Is the OG Growth Hacker , via @Entrepreneur! Growth hacking is an interesting concept and has helped many startups surpass initial hurdles and become successful. Some people love growth hacking. Others hate it. All of your favorite tech titans have growth teams, from Facebook to Instagram to Snapchat. The term was supposedly first coined by #SeanEllis back in 2010, but people have been growth hacking long before the term was coined. In fact, one of the most well-known growth hackers is #SouljaBoy.