We recently introduced a new weekly segment: The Building the Future Podcast with Dotun Olowoporoku.
We have entrepreneurs, industry leaders, founders of startups who are writing the narrative that will be told about the African continent, telling their stories directly.
This episode features Tayo Bamiduro, co-founder of Max.ng, a hyperlocal, on-demand delivery service that aims to tackle Lagos’ notorious traffic problem, and also help reduce youth unemployment rate in the city.
The Max.ng team was the first African team to be admitted into the Techstars startup accelerator programme in New York, and they raised a funding round of almost US$1 million afterwards.
Tayo, in this episode, discusses how to gather a team around one’s vision and product, how difficult it is to raise money, and how innovative companies solving Africa’s deep-seated problems.
Listen to the episode below: