20VC: The Story of Turning Around MTV, AOL and Time Warner | How To Be Effective When Making Hard Decisions | Tactics vs Strategy and Why Plans Are BS with Bob Pittman, CEO @ iHeartMedia
9th December 2022
1.) What was the origin story for Sprig? What was the aha moment?
2.) Question from Josh Elman: What lessons have Sprig and Gagan learnt from Chipotle, both in terms of their growth and their food?
3.) What are the coolest things that Gagan has learnt about foods that have learnt and not worked from user and product testing?
4.) On TWIST Gagan stated that the food delivery market is a winner take all market , so what makes Gagan believe that and what will ensure that Sprig is the startup that will be victorious?
5.) How do Sprig address expansion theory? Are they the Uber or the Lyft in terms of aggressive market expansion? How do Sprig choose which new market to enter? Is there a scientific approach?
6.) From having raised 9 rounds of VC and angel funding, what are Gagan’s biggest tips and takeaways to anyone entering the VC or funding process?
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