Ajay Yadav, Founder & CEO, Roomi | EP 169

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Ajay Yadav is the Founder & CEO of Roomie, the leading marketplace for shared housing and apartments.

Ajay has built several companies before Roomi, which was bootstrapped for the first 2 years and has raised over $6M to date.

Ajay shares how he approached building the platform in the early days, from a Tumblr + Google forms MVP to building the first version of the mobile app himself.

Today, Roomi has acquired a few other startups in the same industry and has a remote team of over 40 people.

Ajay joins us to share his story, how he got into startups, what it was like building companies in the early days of the web, how he approaches fundraising, what it’s been like building and scaling a marketplace, and much more.

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