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The FORT with Chris Powers


Jul 1, 2019

Abhijeet Dwivedi is the CEO and Co-Founder of ZeroDown, the smartest way to buy a home in San Francisco. They discuss Abhijeet's experience growing up in the education system in India, the influence of Paul Graham, life in a hyper-growth company and more. Enjoy! For more information on Chris Powers and Fort Capital, visit www.fortcapitallp.com.  Follow Chris on Twitter! @fortworthchris   Connect with The FORT by emailing us at thefortpodcast@gmail.com. 01:50 – What has happened in your life which led you to ZeroDown? 11:30 – Gratefulness is one of your most appealing traits. What has helped you adopt this mindset? 14:35 – How did you get into designing video games when you were younger? 20:20 – Were you exposed to these advanced topics at an early age or was this more your nature? 23:40 – What is the difference between education in India and the United States? 26:20 – How did you find the Paul Graham essays? What about them changed your life? 29:14 – What was it like working at such a fast growing company such as Zenefits? 34:03 – How do you prioritize goals in a hyper-growth company and gain buy in? 37:00 – What your experience as Head of Operations? What did you learn? 41:22 – Overview of ZeroDown   54:10 – What are “loyalty points”? How do they incentivize customers to make their mortgage payments on time? 57:32 – Growth Hacking with Slack 1:03:57 – Is there anything that has shocked you about customers or business since starting ZeroDown?