“Welcome to Inc.’s Founders Challenge With Alexa Von Tobel podcast–where we deliver you tales of the entrepreneurs constructing the longer term. Hearken to the tales of guts, inspiration, and drive that outline the folks and corporations on the forefront of know-how. Every week, we dig right into a founder’s skilled playbook–and uncover what makes them tick. On this week’s episode:
Sid Viswanathan and his co-founder Umar Afridi got down to create know-how that would gas the consumerization of healthcare. In 2016, they began Truepill with a give attention to the pharmacy trade. Now, they energy an end-to-end healthcare expertise, have crammed over 7 million prescriptions, and facilitate over 50,000 telehealth visits per week. Simply three years after launch, Forbes named them to their Subsequent Billion-Greenback Startup listing. Viswanathan shares the LinkedIn outreach technique that led him to Umar, how they bootstrapped Truepill in yr one, and why he believes founding groups ought to have the ability to launch with solely inside assets.