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From Sponsored School To $10M Backed Tech Founder

Benjamin Fernandes

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Benjamin Fernandes

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Episode 108: Amardeep Parmar  from The BAE HQ welcomes  Benjamin Fernandes, Co-Founder and CEO of NALA.

We'll explore his journey from gaining a fully funded scholarship for an MBA in Stanford University, to pursuing his life long desire to make a real world impact on the economic growth in Africa through his FinTECH - NALA.

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Show Notes: 

00:00 - Intro

01:42- 08:29 - The Journey of Benjamin Fernandez

12:30-16:21 - From Africa to Stanford

16:25 - 25:30 - TV Career and Entrepreneurial Resilience

25:35 - 32:49 - Imposter Syndrome and Starting a Company

32:52- 37:14 - Y Combinator Experience and Nala's Growth

37:15 - Quick Fire Questions & Answers 

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