Drew’s advice to startups at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018


Published on September 07, 2018

On the first morning of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, TechCrunch Editor-in-Chief Matthew Panzarino interviewed Drew about his journey from that first demo in 2008 to the IPO and beyond. “As a founder, it’s important to begin with the end in mind,“ Drew said, explaining that you need to understand how your fundamentals as a private company will translate if you go public. His advice to the startups at Disrupt: “Know that it’s a rollercoaster. There’s no button that a founder can press that is like, ‘Please just make things go up and to the right.’ … Make sure to enjoy the journey.” Watch the full interview here.