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Beta Mode

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Beta mode is a podcast focused on stories of entrepreneurship from different parts of Africa and Africans in the diaspora. We what it takes to build products and services by discussing strategy and the creative processes involved. Inspiration abounds through the stories of breaking through personal hardships to great successes and all the nonglamorous behind-the-scenes part of building and growing a business.

Beta mode is a podcast focused on stories of entrepreneurship from different parts of Africa and Africans in the diaspora. We what it takes to build products and services by discussing strategy and the creative processes involved. Inspiration abounds through the stories of breaking through personal hardships to great successes and all the nonglamorous behind-the-scenes part of building and growing a business.

Location:

United States

Description:

Beta mode is a podcast focused on stories of entrepreneurship from different parts of Africa and Africans in the diaspora. We what it takes to build products and services by discussing strategy and the creative processes involved. Inspiration abounds through the stories of breaking through personal hardships to great successes and all the nonglamorous behind-the-scenes part of building and growing a business.

Language:

English

Contact:

5122229081


Episodes

Episode 3 – Survive & Collaborate

7/17/2020
“The way through this is via collaboration and staying lean” – Yewande I had the very great pleasure of interviewing Yewande, the founder of Startup Plug on this episode. She is a startup advisor and runs a company that helps founders find the tools to efficiently build companies and simultaneously learn how to run a business. We discuss why this recession different and why people feel so helpless. I get the opportunity to hear her speak about how her company is identifying new growth...

Duration:00:36:41

Episode 2 : Tech as the great equalizer

6/23/2020
In this episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing Nichole Yembra, founding and managing director of The Chrysalis Company which runs a 15M fund focused on Tech companies in Africa. We discuss everything from the continent’s most successful mobile money M-Pesa, to why North Africa is the next terrain to conquer. And why a product may succeed in one part of Africa but have an abysmal outcome in a different country. We also discuss why technology is a great tool and how her portfolio...

Duration:00:54:52

Episode 1 : The Covid Effect – A Lagos Story

5/29/2020
In this episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Glory Edozien, the founder of InspiredbyGlory, A coaching platform that offers career women tools and resources to excel. My second guest was Damola co-founder of Unotech a design agency and MyMusic a platform that provides an affordable way for the average Nigerian to download music. Both guests tell me about what the economy feels like in Lagos, and how people are coping amidst a pandemic. They also tell us about things they have...

Duration:00:43:32

We interviewed ScholarX’s Founder Bola!

2/26/2020
I caught up with Bola ScholarX’s Founder and CEO and we discussed everything! From the edutech scene in Nigeria and its symbiotic relationship with the edutech industry. We answer questions about what the government’s role should be on the local vs federal level. We hear first hand about ScholarX’s new product, Skillshare and how they plan to build Nigeria’s talent pipeline. Also, we ask him to recommend guests for our lineup, let’s just say you may not have heard of these yet but they are...

Duration:01:07:14

Interview with ScholarX’s Founder Bola

2/20/2020
I caught up with Bola ScholarX’s Founder and CEO and we discussed everything! From the edutech scene in Nigeria and its symbiotic relationship with the edutech industry. We answer questions about what the government’s role should be on the local vs federal level. We hear first hand about ScholarX new product, Skillshare and how they plan to build Nigeria’s talent pipeline. Also, we ask him to recommend guests for our lineup, let’s just say you may not have heard of these yet but they are...

Duration:01:07:14

Episode 0.00 – Podcast Introduction

1/4/2020
Beta mode is a podcast focused on stories of entrepreneurship from different parts of Africa and Africans in the diaspora. We learn what it takes to build products and services by discussing strategy and the creative processes involved.

Duration:00:02:06