Entrepreneurs Talk Africa: Uncovering the Stories of Africa's Rising Business Stars

Evolution Series - Chris Rey - Apollo Scooters

April 03, 2023 Gerald, Jason, and Marc Season 12 Episode 4
Evolution Series - Chris Rey - Apollo Scooters
Entrepreneurs Talk Africa: Uncovering the Stories of Africa's Rising Business Stars
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Entrepreneurs Talk Africa: Uncovering the Stories of Africa's Rising Business Stars
Evolution Series - Chris Rey - Apollo Scooters
Apr 03, 2023 Season 12 Episode 4
Gerald, Jason, and Marc

In this episode of Entrepreneurs Talk Africa, host Jason Delorie sits down with Chris Rey, Chief Growth Officer of Apollo Scooters. They discuss Chris's journey in building a successful company from scratch and the importance of growth and empathy in business.

Chris shares how he started his company, Apollo Scooters, and the challenges he faced along the way. He emphasizes the importance of being resilient, taking calculated risks, and staying focused on your goals.

They also talk about the importance of building a team and empowering them with the right resources and equipment to succeed. Chris shares how he hires based on attitude and empathy, and how he values his team's input and feedback.

Throughout the conversation, Chris emphasizes the importance of customer centricity, quality control, and the ability to adapt to change. He also shares some of his favorite books and podcasts that have helped him in his journey.

This episode is a must-listen for any aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a successful company through growth and empathy.

Key takeaways:

  • Being resilient and taking calculated risks are important in building a successful company.
  • Empathy and customer centricity are key to building a loyal customer base.
  • Building a strong team and empowering them with the right resources and equipment is crucial for success.
  • Quality control is important as you grow and expand your customer base.
  • The ability to adapt to change is important in a fast-paced business environment.

Recommended reading:

  • "Good to Great" by Jim Collins
  • "The Hard Thing About Hard Things" by Ben Horowitz

Thank you for listening to Entrepreneurs Talk Africa. Please give us a five-star rating and share this podcast with other aspiring entrepreneurs. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us at hello@entrepreneurstalk.africa.

Show Notes

In this episode of Entrepreneurs Talk Africa, host Jason Delorie sits down with Chris Rey, Chief Growth Officer of Apollo Scooters. They discuss Chris's journey in building a successful company from scratch and the importance of growth and empathy in business.

Chris shares how he started his company, Apollo Scooters, and the challenges he faced along the way. He emphasizes the importance of being resilient, taking calculated risks, and staying focused on your goals.

They also talk about the importance of building a team and empowering them with the right resources and equipment to succeed. Chris shares how he hires based on attitude and empathy, and how he values his team's input and feedback.

Throughout the conversation, Chris emphasizes the importance of customer centricity, quality control, and the ability to adapt to change. He also shares some of his favorite books and podcasts that have helped him in his journey.

This episode is a must-listen for any aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a successful company through growth and empathy.

Key takeaways:

  • Being resilient and taking calculated risks are important in building a successful company.
  • Empathy and customer centricity are key to building a loyal customer base.
  • Building a strong team and empowering them with the right resources and equipment is crucial for success.
  • Quality control is important as you grow and expand your customer base.
  • The ability to adapt to change is important in a fast-paced business environment.

Recommended reading:

  • "Good to Great" by Jim Collins
  • "The Hard Thing About Hard Things" by Ben Horowitz

Thank you for listening to Entrepreneurs Talk Africa. Please give us a five-star rating and share this podcast with other aspiring entrepreneurs. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us at hello@entrepreneurstalk.africa.