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EP 95: Tooey Courtemanche (CEO, Procore) Everything This Veteran CEO Would Tell Founders After Building To $11B

EP 95: Tooey Courtemanche (CEO, Procore) Everything This Veteran CEO Would Tell Founders After Building To $11B

Update: 2024-03-08
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Tooey Courtemanche has been the CEO of Procore for over two decades, bringing the company from $0 to over $1B ARR and a $11B+ valuation today. In my latest episode, we explore how Tooey built the #1 Construction Management Software company, including his strategies for maintaining a talented team, his mindsets for tough times, lessons from mentors like Satya Nadella, Tooey’s advice for founders, and much more.

(00:00 ) Intro

(01:22 ) Valuation and Investor Relationships: A Founder's Perspective

(04:57 ) Procore Explained: Revolutionizing Construction Management

(06:07 ) The Early Struggles and Breakthroughs of Procore

(06:40 ) Surviving the Global Financial Crisis and Pivoting to Success

(17:53 ) Cultural Shifts and the Importance of Hiring Right

(31:26 ) The Power of Being a Platform: Procore's Technical Edge

(33:42 ) The Unconventional Path to Success

(34:19 ) Navigating Early Business Challenges

(35:31 ) The Power of Partnership and Mentorship

(36:14 ) Securing Investment and Scaling the Business

(38:12 ) Leadership and Organizational Growth

(41:40 ) Evolving with the Business: A Founder's Journey

(45:43 ) Maintaining Employee Engagement and Motivation

(49:07 ) Strategic Capital Allocation and Product Innovation

(53:53 ) Expanding Internationally: Lessons and Strategies

(56:14 ) Decision-Making and Leadership Style

(58:03 ) Balancing Growth and Profitability

(01:01:30 ) Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

(01:05:37 ) Rethinking Education and Career Paths

(01:11:56 ) Reflecting on Societal Transformation

(01:13:11 ) From Encyclopedias to AI

(01:13:56 ) AI's Impact on the Construction Industry

(01:17:13 ) Personal Journey: From Carpentry to Tech Entrepreneur

(01:19:45 ) The Genesis of Procore: Merging Construction and Technology

(01:26:11 ) Mentoring Entrepreneurs

(01:31:47 ) The Therapeutic World of Lego Building

(01:38:16 ) Lessons from Lego


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Producer: Leah Clapper

Mixing and editing: Justin Hrabovsky

 

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EP 95: Tooey Courtemanche (CEO, Procore) Everything This Veteran CEO Would Tell Founders After Building To $11B

EP 95: Tooey Courtemanche (CEO, Procore) Everything This Veteran CEO Would Tell Founders After Building To $11B

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