Sept. 1, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 13: Dr.Joshua Landy Pt.2

Physician Founded Ep. 13: Dr.Joshua Landy Pt.2

🍽️ From dinner table to 100,000 users 📈 in a few months, sending a Bat-signal 🦇 across the globe for help on curious cases - how did Josh Landy and the Figure 1 team accomplish so much in so little time? 🤔
This time, we rejoin Joshua Landy’s journey from...


🍽️ From dinner table to 100,000 users 📈 in a few months, sending a Bat-signal 🦇 across the globe for help on curious cases - how did Josh Landy and the Figure 1 team accomplish so much in so little time? 🤔

This time, we rejoin Joshua Landy’s journey from a dinner table discussion with his friends to actually building an online community of medical learners and physicians across the world. We also learned more about his role at Figure 1, and how the app has drastically evolved since it first launched in 2013.

 

Timestamps:

1:30 - 5:20 - How Josh juggled the two full-time jobs of being a clinician and building Figure1.

5:25 - 11:35 - Josh elaborates on the fit of physician skills and experiences in a CMO role.

11:38 - 16:50 - Incubators as a haven to hatch a start-up and possibly a limitation - the Figure1 perspective.

17:00 - 21:00 - What it takes other than product-market fit to find supportive investors - and to build relationships with them.

22:05 - 24:25 - The importance of speed in building a start-up, and how Josh as a physician influences administrative decisions at Figure 1.

24:30 - 28:25 - From learning to paging and case-following: how Figure1 used community feedback to evolve with their audience’s needs.

28:50 - 30:40 - Perverse incentives and unintended consequences - the trials and tribulations of Figure1.

30:40 - 32:45 - What’s new with Figure 1?