Quitting vs. Giving Up with Mike Evans, the Founder of GrubHub

Matt Preuss
Marketing Manager

For a bonus episode of the Founders Forward Podcast, we are joined by Mike Evans. Mike is the founder of GrubHub and the current CEO of Fixer — Fixer provides skilled experts, solving a variety of home problems in one visit.

About Mike Evans

Mike shares the ins and outs of his time building GrubHub — from humble beginnings in his Chicago apartment to the IPO 10+ years later. We cover everything from the difference between quitting and giving up, to building a valuable board, to raising capital, and more.

Our CEO, Mike Preuss, had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Mike Evans. You can give the full episode a listen below:

What you can expect to learn from Mike Evans:

  • The difference between quitting and giving up
  • Why Mike doesn’t like NPS as a metric
  • How a board can be valuable
  • How to build a list of potential investors
  • Why cash doesn’t fix problems
  • How to turn problems into resolutions

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