Grow Your Company, Not Your Inbox
In this series called Member Showcase, we publish interviews with people of The Oracles. This meeting has been Dressbarn co-owners, Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, who co-founded the internet dating company Zoosk throughout the 2008 recession. It had been condensed by The Oracles.
Who’re you?Alex Mehr: We came across at Sharif University, Iran, prior to starting our Ph.D. during the University of Maryland. Shayan learned computer technology before dropping down to work with Microsoft. I continued to become a NASA aerospace scientist.
We co-founded the internet dating company Zoosk throughout the 2008 financial collapse, operating it for a decade before offering for over $300 million. We now lead Dressbarn with this business partner, Tai Lopez, and spend money on or advise other ventures.
What exactly are you more skilled at than many people on the planet? Shayan Zadeh: beginning Zoosk through the 2008 financial collapse taught us numerous classes when it comes to present COVID-19 crisis. Many people are shell-shocked during a crisis and donвЂ™t take action. They вЂњwait and seeвЂќ to observe how things exercise.
As internet-first business owners with two decades of expertise, we use information which will make fast decisions and businesses that are optimize. Using this mentality, it is possible to quickly spot opportunities, test ideas, test and pivot while maintaining a slim group. […]