Conquering Silicon Valley and Africa
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On this episode of the BYLU Campaign podcast, Daniel and Nathan invite Justine Avoudikpon, Serial Entrepreneur to the show to discuss her journey from building a tech start-up in Silicon Valley to investing in farming (Farmkart) in Nigeria. Here we discuss the challenges with being a black woman in tech, highlight the importance of finding a team that is invested in the mission, and explain balancing short-term and long-term investments. Tune in to this open dialogue as Justine shares tactics for balancing a 9-5 and a side business. Thanks for the continued support and feel free to send any questions or feedback you have to

Time Stamped Topics:

  • [3:33] - Background
  • [8:19] - Building A Start-up
  • [13:09] - Mentors/Finding a Team
  • [22:04] - Transitioning to Corporate
  • [28:38] - Investing in an African Farm
  • [35:42] - How to Get Involved in Africa
  • [42:20] - Wealth Building Through Real Estate

Growth Takeaways:

  • No one wants to steal your idea
  • Your idea isn’t special. What matters is how you execute.
  • Share your work and your interest
  • Find people that care about the mission
  • Be aggressive but realistic

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