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Sheraan Amod
Marketplace Platforms

Founder of startups Personera, Springlab and CEO of RecoMed, Sheraan Amod shares his expert advice on starting and scaling a marketplace business.

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Sheraan Amod is a technology entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of RecoMed. He is also the founder of startups Personera and Springlab. With Personera, he was a winner of the Enablis Business Launchpad, Top Technology 100 and Cape Town Entrepreneurship Competitions. Sheraan also shares his passion for entrepreneurship and innovation by contributing to various magazines and doing public speaking in South Africa and abroad.


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In the current global business landscape, the largest, fastest-growing companies with the most competitive defence ability tend to be marketplace businesses. In an informative 10 bites, the founder and CEO of RecoMed Sheraan Amod explains what it takes to build and sustain a successful marketplace business.

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Sheraan Amod has experience in scaling businesses internationally. In this recipe, he explains what it takes to build and sustain a successful marketplace business. Sheraan dives into the mindset of an entrepreneur, the strategy of building a platform and the pros and cons of starting a marketplace business.


Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.


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