GrubHub had it’s Initial Public Offering on April 4, 2014. In many important ways, this was the start line for a new phase of the company. For me personally, it was the finish line after eleven years of hard work. Now, ten months later, I’m far enough from the events that I’m able to speak about them. This thenContinue reading “What’s in an IPO? My experiences through GrubHub’s offering from start to finish”
Skilled electricians, carpenters, painters, all-arounders – people who are knowledgeable, handy, and can fix our homes. They’re dying. Literally. This frog got boiled slowly, but the fact is, it’s cooked now. Taken individually, each of the drivers behind the dwindling numbers of skilled workers make sense. As the years have slipped by the sum ofContinue reading “Our cities are running out of Tradespeople”
Bootstrapping my business from 1 to 5,000 employees has been a wild ride. The nature of the business has changed a lot. As it has, I’ve had to stay on my toes to adapt to the new realities. There have been shifts in the nature of my work as I’ve needed to raise my ownContinue reading “From 1 to 50 employees. The early days at GrubHub”
Well, it’s high time I share some of what I’ve learned over the last year, 81 million million dollars, and 200ish additional employees. And here it is: some things are different; some things are the same.
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