The very act of being an entrepreneur is the definition of courage. In this podcast we want to go deeper. Every day entrepreneurs face daunting, sometimes life-or-death decisions about how to move their company forward. Profiles in Courage, a podcast from MATH Venture Partners, explores these pivotal decision moments and dissects the outcomes. Join our host, Mark Achler and roster of top CEOs to learn about the hard choices, wins, and mistakes that shaped their careers. If you’re an entrepreneur, or thinking about taking the leap, tune in to learn how to harness your courage to move mountains.
Mike Evans started Grubhub back in 2002 and successfully led the company to an IPO in 2014. Shortly after, he left the company and decided to start his next venture. Today, Mike is the founder and CEO of Fixer, an on-demand handy-person service. In this episode, we hear about the time Mike turned down an investor, engineered board meetings to receive maximal honest feedback, and stayed strong when his work-life balance came into question.