Uncommon

Michael Nuciforo of Thrive

Episode Summary

Michael Nuciforo is the CEO & Co-Founder of Thrive, and previously of Parkhound.

Episode Notes

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Skip through the episode:

(00:05) - Welcome to Uncommon

(00:22) - Guest introduction

(00:31) - Michael’s Shark Tank experience

(05:58) - Teenage racketeering: bus tickets & chips

(10:46) - Childhood: aspirations, discipline & sport

(17:36) - Thrive: lessons from early mobile banking

(21:44) - Simplifying SME finances with Thrive

(33:48) - Thrive’s go-to-market & the switch

(38:51) - Acquiring customers

(43:25) - Start-up niggles

(44:42) - Launching Thrive & fundraiser

(48:49) - Lessons from the early days of mobile banking

(56:23) - Thrive’s product development philosophies

(01:02:02) - Michael’s ideal question

(01:03:57) - Movie recommendation

(01:04:35) - Favourite quote