Published on April 3, 2014
Hardi Meybaum, CEO! founders @ grabcad.com
@grabcad GrabCAD story aka “how to make people like you”! Hardi Meybaum! firstname.lastname@example.org twitter: @hardi_meybaum
! ! Mission: all the worlds’ physical products will be designed and built on GrabCAD
Today 24 million downloads for CAD models 1.1M! Engineers 500.000! CAD Projects
!"!!!! !200,000!! !400,000!! !600,000!! !800,000!! !1,000,000!! !1,200,000!! Q2! 2011! Q3! 2011! Q4! 2011! Q1! 2012! Q2! 2012! Q3! 2012! Q4! 2012! Q1! 2013! Q2! 2013! Q3! 2013! Q4! 2013! Engineers! 0 10,000 100,000 1,000,000 Journey to 1M users
0 “ founders dream-land”
2010 - The ﬁrst order Lesson learned #1: don’t give up after ﬁrst failure
01/2010 - The ﬁrst $ order
01/2010 - The ﬁrst $ order Lesson learned #2: celebrate victories - earned $25, ! celebration dinner $60
0 - 10,000 “ hustle”
02/2010 Quit a day-job, ! week before 1st child was born Lesson learned #3: have a very-very understanding spouse
06/2010 Raised a ﬁrst seed money! to build a CAD Library Lesson learned #4: raising money from Eastern-Europe is painful
08/2010 - launched Library Lesson learned #5: launch MVP quickly grabcad.com/library/bobber-bike-1
Convinced FFF (Friends, Family and Fools) to upload CAD Projects Lesson learned #6: hustle
09/2010 - Meet Terry Lesson learned #7: talk to customers grabcad.com/terry.stonehocker
10/2010 - moved to Boston Lesson learned #8: everything is not like it appears Lesson learned #9: you are in or out, no middle choice booked this room for 3 months but got that one Lesson learned #10: go where your customers & talent is
06/2011 closed Seed Round in US 7 angels Lesson learned #11: don’t take no as an answer
Who are we?
10,000 - 100,000 “ observe and build”
01/2012 closed Series A 4M
Lesson learned #12: observe and build
Shelby needed input for interior Lesson learned #7: talk to customers
Valuable Comments “Nice advancements John. This is looking much better. I like the modiﬁcation that you made to the tube feature across the dash. ! It ﬂows with the lines of the car much better” By Jerod Shelby
Shelby need input for interior
“This is crazy, I talk more on GrabCAD than in real life” Lesson learned #13: ﬁnd power-users and make them happy
100,000 - 1,000,000 “ build a business”
10/2012 closed Series B 8M Charles River! Ventures
Lesson learned #7: talk to customers
Review on mobile
From collaboration to platform ! ! •“we love GrabCAD so much that we never want to leave” Lesson learned #7: talk to customers
most important lessons Most important lesson: customer always comes ﬁrst! grabcad.com/workbench/customers
Team is everything Second most important lesson:! ﬁnd people you enjoy working with! ! ! Second most important lesson: ﬁnd people ! who you can learn from and who! inspire you at difﬁcult times! ! grabcad.com/about
try out GrabCAD Workbench - www.grabcad.com/workbench
1,000,000 - 10,000,000 “ …”
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