Create is a venture studio backed by 20 of New York City’s most successful founders (GLG, SLT, Moat, Dia&Co, Crunch, Manhattan Mini Storage and more). Create rigorously ideates, tests, refines, and launches new businesses.
Create has identified an opportunity in the product sampling space, which is a multi billion dollar market. The concept is a workplace-based sampling service, developing a scalable channel for brands to use to get quality feedback on new products and launch new brands. The company will use best-in-class product, data, and operations capabilities to create a modern offering that puts products in the hands of workers in offices across the country.
Create will fund Gathr’s seed round.
The lead for this business will have the same full-stack accountability that you would find in any co-founder position. First and foremost this means developing an amazing product/service that customers love.
- Provide leadership and run all areas of the business, including strategy, product, marketing & sales.
- Act as a champion for the business with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Own and manage day-to-day operations.
- Align resources to achieve key business results.
- Support in the refinement of Gathr's mission, vision, and values.
- Define go-to-market strategy and approach for Gathr.
- Establish short and medium term goals for a successful company launch, and execute against them.
- Own scoping, building, and iterating on an MVP.
- With the support of Create, recruit the founding team.
- Own the P&L and cash flow, and manage burn for the business.
- Oversee and manage early sales cycles, and lead all early sales efforts.
- Build strategic partnerships that will support and drive company launch and growth.
This co-founder will work with Create’s team and report to Gathr’s Board of Directors.
- Experience with leading teams in early stage ventures
- Comfort with business diligence, business analysis and business plan development
- Concise and effective verbal and written communicator
- Intellectually curious
- No ego
- Organized and detail-oriented