Elevate Your Thought Leadership With Your Own Social App

What to do if You Want to Create Your Own App

Have you considered creating your own app as a way to attract more buyers? With the ease of current technology, starting your own app is actually a smart idea. Not to mention, building a social app like Wisdom, Clubhouse or Spotify’s Greenroom is a great way to also build community. 

So if you’ve got an idea for your new app, where do you start and how do you fund your idea? 

On Amplify Your Success Podcast episode 303, Dayo Akinrinade, founder of the Wisdom app, joins me to share her advice on starting and funding your own app idea.

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Key Takeaways

  • [4:32] Dayo shares a bit about her tech background and how it fueled her desire to create a community.
  • [10:39] What social audio is and why it is more important than ever right now.
  • [13:15] What’s unique about the Wisdom app, especially with the rise (and fall) of other social communities? 
  • [21:36] The Lean Startup Approach and how to use it to quickly start your app idea.
  • [24:34] When to do fundraising for your tech startup or app idea.
  • [31:35] How to grow the reach and subscribers of your app once you’ve launched.
  • [39:49] Dayo talks about how the Wisdom app is a game changer for podcasters (and how to claim your podcast on the Wisdom app.)
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About the Guest:

Dayo Akinrinade, founder of the Wisdom app, started as an IT Management Consultant at Accenture and Deloitte. Then, driven by the lack of diversity in London’s tech ecosystem, she joined the founding team of OneTech, London’s largest diversity in startups program, backed by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation.

Subsequently, after spotting a gap in the market, she went on to found Africlick, a cultural dating app targeting 1 billion Africans globally. Africlick has been mentioned on BBC Africa, BBC London Radio, and HuffPost.

Dayo holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Manchester and an M.Sc. in Technology from University College London. Dayo was named the 2021 Women In Dating Powerbook, celebrating the 20 most inspirational and influential women in the dating industry.

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