Caura is a mobility app founded by Sai Lakshmi, Bhavin Kotecha and Shaun Foce. Sai’s last startup, Echo, was acquired by Lloyd’s Pharmacy. Sai and Bhavin built a world-class team at Caura and had a clear vision for their next big hit.
So why did the all-star team choose to work with Nick to build out their product strategy?
I wanted to give my team a framework they could use to make day-to-day decisions
Sai Lakshmi, CEO
Founder and CEO Sai has founded, scaled and exited startups before. He knew that he needed to build a team of capable, high-calibre team players who were empowered to make decisions. Sai told me, “I wanted to give my team a framework they could use to make day-to-day decisions without my direct involvement, giving me more time to focus on the big picture of where we were going”.
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We kept considering different things, having a lot of conversations, but not making decisions
Annika Schmid, Product Manager
Caura product manager, Annika Schmid, was responsible for day-to-day backlog prioritisation. Annika told me, “We wanted to have a grounded way of making decisions. Without a good decision-making system, you tend to make decisions week-to-week, day-to-day. We kept considering different things, having a lot of conversations, but not making decisions”.
When they started working with Nick, the Caura team were trying to make progress with: