Episode 572: Mike Evans, Founder of GrubHub, on Startups, Dead Ends, Scaling Toward a 2.6 Billion Dollar IPO, And How to Win When You’re Not First to Market

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GrubHub Founder Mike Evans talks about founding GrubHub, how to innovate in a space when you’re not first to market, scaling to a $2.6B IPO, real friends and deal friends, and biking across America on a recumbent bike.

Welcome to Episode 572 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free.

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Carey Nieuwhof is a best-selling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, former attorney, and church planter. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts, and his online content is accessed by leaders over 1.5 million times a month. He speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change, and personal growth.