EM Group Chat #127: Building & Scaling Codi As A Marketplace For Flexible Office Spaces With Christelle Rohaut

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Christelle Rohaut

Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #127 (3/21) with Christelle Rohaut, who's the Co-founder & CEO of Codi. Codi is a marketplace that allows companies to access office spaces on more flexible terms. It's an earlier stage marketplace, but one that’s fast-growing and they also recently announced their $16M Series A round, which was led by Andreessen Horowitz.

0:06 Intro
1:07 Christelle's background
1:32 The founding story of Codi
2:23 The first steps for starting Codi
3:28 An overview of Codi as a marketplace for flexible office spaces
4:33 How Codi evolved from a P2P marketplace into more of a managed B2B marketplace
8:37 The recent shifts with demand for office spaces
11:27 How Codi has created the "Codi experience"
13:59 The markets that Codi operates in
15:28 Some of the challenges for Codi as a hyperlocal & managed marketplace
17:40 The fundraising journey & recent $16M Series A round that was led by Andreessen Horowitz
22:50 The Codi team & marketplace org structure
25:09 Tips for early stage marketplace founders
26:20 Group Q&A on the Codi onboarding experience for demand

Christelle on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christelle-rohaut-52117ab0
Codi: https://www.codi.com

Connect with Christelle in the Everything Marketplaces community.