Bolt: Scaling at unicorn level with extreme product ownership

Bolt: Scaling at unicorn level with extreme product ownership

About this exclusive event

Bolt, the mobility startup with a versatile super app for transport and deliveries, has managed to scale rapidly, reaching unicorn level. A strong competitor in the European transportation market, the company plans to use its recent 628 million euros fundraising to accelerate business.

How did this Estonian-based ride-hailing startup use extreme product ownership to ensure successful scaling? What are the challenges of hypergrowth encountered by the company? How does Bolt manage to maintain the quality of its services, navigating at the same time the difficult waters of scaling hiring in a rising mobility market?

Find out straight from the company’s VP of Product, Adrian Pica, in a PentaBAR Special event: Bolt: Scaling at unicorn level with extreme product ownership.

Learn about Adrian’s 10 years-long journey as both a Product Manager, CEO and co-founder of several small startups and find out insights on how to manage product teams in high growth, while also understanding how large-scale consumer-facing applications succeed.

The discussion covers:

  • Growth challenges – how Bolt managed rapid scaling, measuring performance, strategies etc.
  • Facing competition – the company’s plans for expanding on 3 verticals
  • Is hiring the biggest challenge of accelerated growth?
  • VP of Product – Adrian Pica’s role and challenges

Guest: Adrian Pica

Host: Cyrille de Lasteyrie

About our speakers

Cyrille de Lasteyrie

Cyrille de Lasteyrie - Host

Cyrille de Lasteyrie is an entrepreneur, producer, animator, and blogger focused on storytelling. As the VP of Company Culture at Pentalog, he offers consultation on community-related issues. Following his success hosting PentaLIVE and The Decision, he is currently involved in the PentaBAR tech events.

Adrian Pica

Adrian Pica - Guest

Adrian Pica is a Product Management expert that has crafted products used by hundreds of millions. An entrepreneur at heart, Adrian founded and sold 2 companies started from scratch, and managed 2 others. He joined Bolt as a Product Leader two years ago, and is currently the VP of Product, helping build the future of transportation.