Founding Lyft, "fork in the road moments", and dropping out of MIT to build the dream with Raj Suri, CEO and Co founder of Presto

The Bridge

Jan 20 2023 • 25 mins

Rajat Suri, CEO and Co founder of Presto and previous Co founder of Lyft joins the show to talk about:

  • The customer insight that led to starting Zimride (aka Lyft)
  • "Fork in the road" moments that have defined Raj's career as an entrepreneur.
  • The thought process that led Raj to drop out of MIT to wait tables in a restaurant, and ultimately found Presto.
  • Raj's decision to take Presto public and what that process looked like.
  • Presto's position as an anti-metaverse idea and opportunities for automation in the physical world.