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137 — Nithin Kamath

Podcast Summary:

I have always been fascinated by the growing entrepreneurial spirit in India. In fact, I love reading the website Your Story because it showcases so many wonderful stories of Founding CEOs like Nithin Kamath. I first learned about Nithin on Your Story and found myself fascinated by how several failures led to the co-founding of Zerodha. In this candid interview, Nithin describes the struggles and victories on the road to scaling India’s first discount brokerage firm.

What has been the hardest part of building Zerodha? Listen. It may not be what you would expect.

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069 — Matt Barba

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Podcast Summary:

Why are NEA, Romulus Capital and Techstars investing in Placester? Listen to this wise, mature, and hardworking Co-founding CEO and you’ll hear why. Matt Barba is having a huge impact on the real estate market. But, it’s his insights about being a CEO that will really inspire you. He discusses:

  1. His viewpoint on sales: “We tried to sell from day one…we sat down and listened to people’s businesses.”
  2. The power of face-to-face communications despite our tech tools.
  3. How “Good old fashioned hard work and executing” built Placester.
  4. How he spends his CEO time (He shares some interesting percentages of where he spends his time).
  5. How he balances consistency and discipline with being open to “bluebird opportunities” to grow his company.

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