Nadayar is the Co-founder and CEO of Eden Life, a tech-enabled service that puts its users’ home chores on autopilot. Eden helps you to say goodbye to chores forever.
Prior to Eden, Nadayar co-founded Andela and led the training and learning teams there. On this episode of , Nad discusses his journey with me. He talks about being CTO at Fora, co-founding Andela, & starting Eden with his Co-founders. He also shares his life mission and biggest life lessons.
Lots of good vibes on this episode and deep insight into the mind of a technologist and builder. Enjoy!
00:00 - Introduction and early days
03:20 - Fora CTO
06:00 - Nad's fundamental thought on innovation and technology
07:28 - Leading the training and learning team at Andela
08:12 - Why Eden?
09:00 - Building the core team: Why Prosper and Silm?
11:01 - Nadayar's biggest lesson transitioning from a Co-founder/Dir of training to a CEO
13:40 - His thoughts on hiring the best people
15:18 - Being a CEO in a pandemic
18:49 - On 80% of his Andela team leaving the company at some point
20:40 - Eden so far and how it is going
24:43 - 7 years in Canada - how it shaped him
26:36 - The three people with the most impact
27:35 - Raising money for Eden
30:18 - Lightning Round