In this episode I will be welcoming back a previous guest of Narratives of Purpose to hear more about this Ed Tech entrepreneur's journey since our initial NOP conversation back in 2022.
Ismail Eleburuike is the founder of SchoolTry, the leading provider of efficient education application technology in various African countries. We spoke in April 2022, and before you tune into today’s episode, I highly encourage you to listen back to the conversation from Episode 31 and be reminded of Ismail's fascinating background - especially how he started SchoolTry in 2019.
Listen to today's episode to hear how SchoolTry has evolved since our last conversation. Ismail also shares his strategies for overcoming challenges as well as his vision to shape the Ed Tech ecosystem on the African continent.
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00:26 - Episode introduction
02:12 - Highlights from Ismail's first interview on the podcast
04:15 - SchoolTry's new functionalities and geographical presence
09:15 - SchoolTry's user coverage in K12 and Higher Ed
13:00 - Overcoming business challenges during SchoolTry's growth period
17:50 - SchoolTry's competitors in the African Ed Tech landscape
20:47 - SchoolTry's team members and customer mindset development
27:45 - SchoolTry's role in shaping the educational content
31:28 - Ismail's advice for entrepreneurial success
32:20 - How to connect with Ismail and learn more about SchoolTry