Starting Intro As A Marketplace For 1:1 Expert Advice With Raad Mobrem | EM Group Chat #154

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Raad Mobrem

Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #154 (3/26) with Raad Mobrem, who's the CEO of Intro. Intro is a marketplace that makes it easy for people to book some of the most in-demand experts for personalized advice through 1:1 video calls. Intro is backed by top investors like 776 and a16z. Raad also previously started Lettuce, which was acquired by Intuit.

0:06 Intro
1:24 Raad's background
4:21 Key learnings from previously starting Lettuce
10:58 The founding story & first steps for starting Intro as a marketplace
18:40 How Raad initially convinced experts to join Intro & built supply
24:23 The strategy that Intro took for categories with experts
25:38 How Intro is driving demand
29:36 How Intro has raised from top investors like 776 & a16z
36:28 Group Q&A on how experts set pricing on Intro
42:18 Group Q&A on marketplace quality control
44:49 Group Q&A on how Intro prevents disintermediation
46:25 Group Q&A on how Intro could potentially match as a marketplace
49:16 Parting marketplace advice

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You can also find this group chat in audio format as an episode on our new Everything Marketplaces podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. You can also connect with marketplace founders & leaders from our group chats in the Everything Marketplaces community.