Episode 572: Mike Evans, Founder of GrubHub, on Startups, Dead Ends, Scaling Toward a 2.6 Billion Dollar IPO, And How to Win When You’re Not First to Market

Episode 572: Mike Evans, Founder of GrubHub, on Startups, Dead Ends, Scaling Toward a 2.6 Billion Dollar IPO, And How to Win When You’re Not First to Market

GrubHub Founder Mike Evans talks about founding GrubHub, how to innovate in a space when you’re not first to market, scaling to a $2.6B IPO, real friends and deal friends, and biking across America on a recumbent bike.

Welcome to Episode 572 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free.

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Quotes from Episode 572

Everyone will define success for you, but if you define it yourself, you’re much more likely to hit it. And that intentionality makes for a very fulfilling life. – @m_evans

You have to be early, but you also have to be better in terms of competitive differentiators. – @m_evans

The only defense against greed is giving money away. – @m_evans

The path from Point A to Point B, for an innovative product, is never straight. It’s a drunken stumble. – @m_evans

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