Q&A with Gagan Biyani (Sprig, Udemy)
by the NFX team
While building Udemy and Sprig, Founder Gagan Biyani developed several mental models & frameworks for incentivizing Advisors, recruiting Co-Founders, partnering with celebrities, & more.
Today Gagan answers 4 quick-fire questions for Founders everywhere on Yoda, a platform we built to enable knowledge sharing between Founders.
A strong network is a powerful source of knowledge that fuels speed — your biggest advantage in startups. The wise Founder asks questions, learns from other Founders, and gains 10x speed.
See Gagan’s answers:
- How did you think about finding your Co-founders for your newest startup?
- How should startups think about the decision to bring on advisors?
- How do you think about the differences between building an asset-heavy or asset-light business?
- What are your best practices for using notable personalities to drive growth?