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Welcome to First Block, a Notion series where founders and executives from the world's leading companies tell us about the many “firsts” of their startup journeys. Hosted by our Co-founder and COO Akshay Kothari, this series explores the many ups and downs that founders face as they build their companies, and what they've learned along the way.
In our first episode, we spoke with Parker Conrad, Co-founder and CEO of Rippling. Rippling lets you easily manage your employee's payroll, benefits, expenses, devices, apps, and more, all in one place.
We do a deep-dive into:
Building a “compound startup”
The importance of understanding user needs
Managing the personal ups and downs of founder life
The pressure of innovation
Fundraising and its challenges
What’s in this episode:
Get more insights and read the full transcript of the interview below:
Episode one transcript