Nicole Dunn is the co-founder and COO of Revio, a company building the recurring payments and revenue assurance infrastructure for emerging markets, starting with Africa. Revio helps businesses reduce payment failures and arrears. Nicole is also an early stage investor and has worked with over 60 startups on a mission to unlock unrealized entrepreneurial potential in Africa.
This episode is hosted by Scott Hartley, co-founder and general partner of Everywhere Ventures (previously The Fund). In this interview, Scott and Nicole explore the challenges and opportunities in the African payment landscape, and how to prioritize go-to-market strategies in a complex market. Nicole shares with us her journey from growing up in South Africa to getting exposure to diverse perspectives and to co-founding Revio. Learn about Scott’s realization of his entrepreneurial identity and Nicole’s hot take on raising a smaller pre-seed round that forces a focus on traction. Listen till the end for their contrarian views and superpowers!
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