#FoundersConnect: Interview with Nadayar Enegesi, CEO of Eden Life & Co-founder of Andela by@peaceitimi

#FoundersConnect: Interview with Nadayar Enegesi, CEO of Eden Life & Co-founder of Andela

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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!


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Video timestamps

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

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