Growing at a rate of nearly 30 percent per month turned Careem, a mobile-based ride-hailing service, into the first unicorn of the Middle East. But rapid growth created internal strain. Co-founder and CEO Mudassir Sheikha shares how creating a distinct culture helped Careem navigate the challenges of scaling.
Choosing a partner who can bring a different perspective to the table help you balance the business. Lara O'Connor Hodgson reviews why good co-founder fit rests more on compatible values than complementary skills.
In an informal interview with Shikhar Ghosh, Moorjani discusses what he learned about hiring co-founders or heads of product for B2C startups.
What do common mistakes do most founders make when raising money and scaling? Nick Grouf shares insights on fundraising, founding teams, and how the role of founder-CEO changes as you scale.
AlleyCorp's Wendy Tsu shares how she—and other investors—evaluate ideas, CEOs and other executives, and founding teams. She shares tips on ideation and recruiting, including practical steps for interviewing.
Sanchali Pal, co-founder and CEO of Joro—a technology platform that enables users to track their carbon footprints on their smartphones and make choices that positively impact climate change— engages in an informal discussion with Shikhar Ghosh about her decision to found and build a social impact startup. She shares insights she gained on raising capital and adapting to the constantly evolving role of CEO at a growing early-stage company.
Lara Hodgson, Co-Founder and CEO of NOW Corp, shares practical lessons she learned while scaling 2 startups, including how to build a powerful and passionate founding team, get the most from your board, and maintain balance as you scale.