Gobble's Success Story: Insights from Ooshma Garg and Adora Cheung
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "A Conversation with Ooshma Garg - Moderated by Adora Cheung" by Y Combinator
TLDR Gobble, a 15-minute pan dinner delivery company, achieved success through a focus on product market fit, proving their concept early on, keeping burn low, prioritizing employee motivation and transparency, and hard work and perseverance.
Gobble, a 15-minute pan dinner delivery company, has grown to $100 million in revenue per week since its founding in 2011.
Neglecting their health while working on their business, the speaker's father inspired the creation of Gobble, a personalized dinner service with various business models and effective marketing strategies.
After four iterations and a pivot, a startup focused on personalized dinner service to crack personalization in food and achieve long-term sustainable advantage.
To succeed in business, focus on product market fit, prove your concept early on, keep burn low, and prioritize employee motivation and transparency.
Hard work and perseverance lead to success, but it takes time.
Kabul will grow even bigger in the next 50-100 years.
As a single founder, find a supportive network, care about the customer experience, target the right advisors, and be organized when seeking advice.
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