Head of Product, Forward Partners
Dharmesh is Product Partner at Forward Partners, a startup investment studio. He works with founders and companies at the idea stage to use Lean and Design Thinking methodologies to find product market fit. Within the portfolio he has helped progress, Appear Here, Snaptrip, ParcelBright and Lexoo. Dharmesh has previously founded 2 startups and was an early employee at the high growth startup, Mind Candy.
From eBay to AirBnB and Uber, online marketplaces services continue to disrupt vertical after vertical. I am a lean and product coach working within a early stage VC. Over the last year and a half I have worked with 3 different marketplace business (Appearhere, Snaptrip and Lexoo) from day 0. In this talk I will share our approach to investing in marketplaces and how to go from a marketplace idea and build upto scale using lean methods.
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