Instacart recently announced a $271 Million funding round, and Sergei is reminded about a very similar concept he wanted to start around the same time that Apoorva Mehta started Instacart in 2012.
The only difference was that Apoorva had a way to execute immediately, and Sergei did not. That’s why the idea didn’t matter, in that case, as much as the immediate ability to put something into market, and see if it’s viable. And that’s exactly what Apoorva did.
Listen to this edition of the 5 Minute Pick Me Up on The Mentors Podcast to hear the whole story.