Riding Unicorns

S3E10 - Michelle Kennedy, Founder & CEO @ Peanut

February 09, 2022 Riding Unicorns Season 3 Episode 10
Riding Unicorns
S3E10 - Michelle Kennedy, Founder & CEO @ Peanut
Show Notes

Michelle Kennedy is the co-founder & CEO of social media app, Peanut. The former Badoo and Bumble executive used her experience in the social space to launch Peanut, which since 2017 has connected over 2.7 million mothers and helped them find advice and connect with other women on all manner of topics including pregnancy, childbirth and menopause. 

Michelle sat down with us to discuss how she managed the transition from lawyer to entrepreneur in such a quick time frame. We also dive deep into the operational side of the business and go onto learn how the team was able to build out its platform. Finally we discuss the plans for the future and how Michelle is able to find a balance between appeasing legacy users and implementing new features, which will attract new members. 

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