This video is a highlight from the virtual summit «Startups: Funding and beyond 2022. Adapting to the new reality. Execution and growth challenges. Managing investor expectations» hosted by Glorium Technologies. It presents a speech «The Art & Science of Achieving Product Market Fit» by Shirish Nadkarni.
This video is going to tell you how to:
- How to prevent failing to achieve product-market fit
- The importance of riding technology or global macro trends to displace incumbents
- The value of conducting customer discovery in a highly disciplined manner
- The key metrics to track to determine if you have achieved product-market fit
Shirish Nadkarni is a serial entrepreneur with proven success in creating multiple consumer businesses that have scaled to tens of millions of users worldwide. Shirish was the co-founder of Livemocha, the world’s largest language learning site with 15+ million registered members from over 200 countries.
Livemocha was acquired by RosettaStone in 2013. Prior to Livemocha, Shirish was the founder of TeamOn Systems, a mobile wireless e-mail pioneer that was acquired by BlackBerry in 2002. The TeamOn technology served as the core foundation for Blackberry Internet E-mail which serviced over 50 million BlackBerry users.
Shirish started his career at Microsoft where engineered the acquisition of Hotmail and launched MSN.Com which became a leading web portal in the early days of the internet. Shirish is the author of “From Startup to Exit – An Insider’s Guide to launching and scaling your Tech business”.
You can get the full recording of the Startups: Funding and Beyond 2022 Summit here.