Rahul Vohra – Using Emotion to Design Great Products – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.1]

( 24:13)– Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price.

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( 51:21)– His design philosophy and their delight formula.

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Todays episode represents a new chapter for Invest Like the Best, so needs a longer introduction than regular. Beginning today, Ill be bringing you two episodes per week on the same feed. On Tuesdays, Ill focus on investors, and on Thursdays, Ill host home builders– founders, CEOs, and operators from all various fields. Onto the kickoff episode with Rahul Vohra. Please delight in the very first episode of Founders Field Guide, and stay tuned in future weeks as we host leaders from Nike, Cisco, Twitch, and so many more … listen in as we check out the world of cannabis, baking (not that kind), production, hardware, software, and more.

( 3:56)– (First concern)– His interest in game style and emotion in software creation.

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( 23:09)– Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind.

( 1:05:05)– Trends in the technology area that have him thrilled.

( 33:57)– How he examines a business brand as an investor.

( 41:25)– Most common question asked by VCs about Superhuman.

( 1:10:26)– Kindest thing anyone has actually provided for him.

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( 32:15)– Branding a software application.

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( 21:55)– Positioning Your Startup is Vital– Heres How to Nail It.

( 47:18)– Designing for flow in software application service.

( 43:00)– Why they do manual onboarding of clients.

( 1:00:46)– The power of treatment.

When there are no real customers,( 11:19)– Getting self-confidence while developing.

( 58:03)– His superpower.

( 1:02:50)– Why he purchases other business.

( 8:48)– Finding success in boring software options.

( 5:15)– Key elements of game design.

( 15:40)– The Superhuman Product/Market Fit Engine.

( 14:08)– How they arrived on their final product.

( 26:36)– First huge break for the company.

( 36:07)– Questions to ask founders when considering an investment.

( 29:04)– How technology companies actually grow.

( 37:35)– How the circulation of Superhuman worked so well.

( 1:07:28)– The future for Superhuman.

Program Notes.

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Todays episode represents a new chapter for Invest Like the very best, so requires a longer introduction than typical. Starting today, Ill be bringing you 2 episodes per week on the very same feed. On Tuesdays, Ill focus on financiers, and on Thursdays, Ill host builders– founders, CEOs, and operators from all various fields. We call this brand-new Thursday series Founders Field Guide. Theres nothing more interesting to me than how fantastic businesses get develop, and how investors can identify those organizations at the best time. Weve already tape-recorded with founders construct companies in food, innovation, facilities, shipping, collectibles, and lots of more classifications. The goal each weak will be to have a home builder share what theyve done, how theyve done it, and what theyve learned along the way. We see this as a crucial next step in furthering our mission: to catch and openly share the worlds finest knowledge on organization and investing.

( 20:46)– Determining software application price.

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( 45:10)– Cost structure of a busines wanting to reach the billion-dollar evaluation.

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( 6:23)– Toys in digital software application creation.