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In less than a year, Otta broke through and disrupted the recruitment space for jobs in tech.
In today’s Entrepreneur Edition, we meet co-founder & COO of Otta, Theo Margolius, to find out how he and his team built the leading job platform for anyone wanting to work in tech.
Here’s a summary of all the key points covered in the interview (and timestamps in case you want to skip to your favourite part!)
|0:10 – 0:39||Who are Otta|
|0:39 – 3:56||Recruitment: a sector in need of innovation|
|3:56 – 7:12||From investment banking to recruitment|
|7:12 – 8:45||The strength of your network in funding your business|
|8:45 – 11:14||Consulting: the best form of market research|
|11:14 – 13:30||How Otta broke through the recruitment market|
|13:30 – 18:06||Building a marketplace: finding users and building partnerships|
|18:06 – 20:36||How data separated Otta from its competitors|
|20:36 – 23:18||Building a positive recruitment brand|
|23:18 – 26:49||Motivate your team: make them part of the journey with options|
|26:49 – 29:15||Otta: what its users have to say|
|29:15 – 31:59||How Otta helped job seekers in uncertain times|
|31:59 – 34:02||COVID19: Shifting product roadmap to benefit the end user|
|34:02 – 36:28||Building the core team & the power of your network|
|36:28 – 38:25||Founders: the jacks of all trades|
|38:25 – 39:47||Tools to manage being a founder|
|39:47 – 41:11||Word of mouth: your most powerful form of marketing|
|41:11 – 42:16||‘Being a founder never really felt like work’|
|42:16 – 44:03||Looking to the future|
|44:03 – 45:06||Persistence: key to building something from nothing|
|45:06 – End||The vision|
Thanks for watching!