10 episodes

In a fast paced business world, what worked yesterday sometimes ends up not working today.

On this podcast, our host Oluwamayowa catches up with some big names in the tech industry to talk about strategies, ideas and operational approach that are working right now. We talk about growth, operations and everything in-between.

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This podcast is brought to you by the #EZGrowthSchool, an out of the box academy grooming business and product growth talent for the world. Learn more at www.growthschool.equilibriumzone.org

Reach us via growthschool@equilibriumzone.org

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In a fast paced business world, what worked yesterday sometimes ends up not working today.

On this podcast, our host Oluwamayowa catches up with some big names in the tech industry to talk about strategies, ideas and operational approach that are working right now. We talk about growth, operations and everything in-between.

Listen and share!

This podcast is brought to you by the #EZGrowthSchool, an out of the box academy grooming business and product growth talent for the world. Learn more at www.growthschool.equilibriumzone.org

Reach us via growthschool@equilibriumzone.org

    Branding Approach To Growth by Sheyi Owolabi of Kippa Africa

    Branding Approach To Growth by Sheyi Owolabi of Kippa Africa

    Understanding the importance of branding in business growth.

    • 21 min
    Growth Marketing Experience In A Startup & In A Large Corporate By Zino of Royal Bank of Canada

    Growth Marketing Experience In A Startup & In A Large Corporate By Zino of Royal Bank of Canada

    Today, Oluwamayowa is joined by Zino who has worked in both startups and the corporate field.

    She is an experienced Digital Marketer and has been working in the field for 10 years both in Nigeria and Canada. She currently works in the biggest bank in Canada. They discuss the differences between start-ups and large corporates

    • 46 min
    Key Things Start-ups Should Put Into Consideration When Building for Customers By Ifedayo of Paystack

    Key Things Start-ups Should Put Into Consideration When Building for Customers By Ifedayo of Paystack

    Today we are joined by Ifedayo of Paystack, she is on the User- Operations Team. She helps merchants receive their payments seamlessly from their customers and also helps them integrate Paystack into their websites or mobile apps. In this talk, Ifedayo talks about key things 'start-ups' should put into consideration while building for customers.

    • 18 min
    What To Look Out For When Recruiting A Software Engineer To Your Startup - Ayomide of Trove Finance

    What To Look Out For When Recruiting A Software Engineer To Your Startup - Ayomide of Trove Finance

    Today I am joined by Ayomide of Trove Finance. He is a YouTuber, software engineer and the Head of engineering at Trove Finance. Trove Finance helps you invest in companies from across the world, they democratise software stocks.  In this talk, Ayomide talks about what he looks out for when employing engineers into his company and what startups should look out for when employing software engineers into their team ultimately.



    Cheat Sheet

    1. Who Ayomide is? 1:47

    2. How Ayomide got into coding and engineering? 2:44

    3. What built his engineering experience 4:42

    4. Testing how innovative your problem-solving skills are 7:20

    5. the one engineer Ayomide hired that was a big mistake 12:09

    6. In building an engineering team for a startup, what's the best way to hire a good team? 14:30

    7. How the 'passion' trait is important for an engineer to have about a product in the startup? 16:41

    8. How stability and focus are needed for the founder and the engineer to be able to build what is needed? 20:11

    9. As a founder you have to know when to stop and create a road map for your product and team 24:04

    10. The checklist Ayomide uses to employ a software engineer 25:25



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    To be on the show, shoot me an email at o@oluwamayowaoshidero.com.

    • 29 min
    What Startups Are Getting Wrong With Marketing By Josephus of Alpega Group, Belgium.

    What Startups Are Getting Wrong With Marketing By Josephus of Alpega Group, Belgium.

    Marketing is getting your brand to the world!
    Marketing is one of the key areas of every business, be it a traditional business or a startup. 
    On this podcast, I and Joey talked through marketing in general and what startups are getting wrong with their marketing.
    Listen in and share!
    Find Joey here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephusayoola/
    You can find me here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/oluwamayowaos/

    • 41 min
    Building a Solid Engineering Team By Ayodeji of Konga.com

    Building a Solid Engineering Team By Ayodeji of Konga.com

    I caught up with Ayodeji Ayankola, an iOS engineer at Konga.com. 



    We talked about his journey being an iOS developer and then he gave rich insights and a unique perspective on what it takes to build a solid, agile, and continual engineering team. 



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    Cheat Sheet

    0:00-1:32- Meet Ayodeji

    1:33-3:36- More about Ayodeji and his work experience

    3:37-5:40- What does it feel like working on a team with millions of users interfering with the product?

    6:02-9:59- From the team perspective, what is important when a startup is trying to set up their engineering team into something that is scalable?

    10:46-14:49- In the area of the volatility of talent, what can startups do to maintain stability?

    14:54-19:16- If you are going to recruit a junior engineer, what will you be looking out for?

    • 20 min

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