Aisha R. Pandor is the co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth, Africa’s first online end-to-end platform for booking, managing and paying for home cleaning services. She's one of few black female tech startup CEOs in South Africa and has led SweepSouth to become one of the fastest-growing startups in the country and the first to be accepted into the prestigious 500 Startups accelerator in Silicon Valley. Aisha has a PhD in Human Genetics from the University of Cape Town.
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1 - How On Earth Did You Graduate For Two (Two!) Major University Qualifications On One Day?
2 - What Is The Origin Story Behind The SweepSouth Platform?
3 - What Were The Initial Challenges Behind Creating A Home Services Marketplace - And What Opportunities Arose From Them?
4 - What Methodology Did You Deploy To Create The First SweepSouth Build?
5 - Did Your Scientific Background Help Or Hinder Your Entrepreneurial Journey?
6 - How Important Was It To Raise Funding For SweepSouth?
7 - What Should Tech Entrepreneurs Look For In An Investor?
8 - How Important Was Having A Deep Sense Of Purpose To Sustaining SweepSouth Through The Hard Times?
9 - What Was An Example Of A Really Big Challenge That SweepSouth Faced On Its Journey To Date?
10 - What Advice Do You Have For Entrepreneurs To Fortify Themselves Mentally?
About This Recipe
A platform is a bidirectional business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between different parties, usually consumers and producers, offering structure and protocols that enable these interactions at scale. SweepSouth, a local platform, has transformed the domestic work industry by connecting unemployed and underemployed domestic workers with homeowners who need their services. Co-founder and CEO Aisha Pandor shares her experience building a successful platform business.
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In this recipe, you will learn how Aisha helped to build Africa’s first online end-to-end platform for booking, managing and paying for home cleaning services.
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