Join us as Nevine Coutry, Founder and CEO of Playdate unravels the true trials and tribulations of the makings of the UK's very first dating app designed for single parents!

Paired with an in-app baby-sitting service, Navine's product 'Playdate' creates a perfect solution to an ongoing hurdle in many single parents lives which is dependable child-care.

 Naveen shares the compelling story behind Playdate, from its inception rooted in her personal journey as a single parent facing the dating world's challenges, to its development into a thriving platform that fills a significant gap in the market.

With twists and turns along the way, including devastating cyber scam attempts, and building a technical app based product without a technological background - learn how Nevine doubled down on her strengths in marketing and her personal network to build out her product and team - including creating an incredible branding opportunity alongside ITV's 'My Mum,Your Dad' series hosted by Davina McCall. 

🔑 Key Takeaways:

  1. Inspiration Behind Playdate: Discover how personal experiences can fuel innovation and meet unaddressed needs in the market.
  2. Resilience in Entrepreneurship: Naveen's journey is a testament to the power of resilience, showcasing how to overcome adversity and emerge stronger.
  3. Building Support Networks: Learn about the importance of community and support for entrepreneurs, particularly for women in tech.
  4. Strategic Partnerships: Insight into how innovative partnerships can enhance user experience and address key challenges.
  5. Navigating Fundraising: Naveen shares invaluable insights on the fundraising journey, highlighting the perseverance needed to secure investment.

Not forgetting the true insights and inspiration into how it's possible to build out a technical product without a technical background!

Naveen's story is not just about the creation of a unique platform but also a narrative of resilience, innovation, and the relentless pursuit of success. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a single parent, or anyone interested in how personal experiences shape professional endeavors, this episode offers hugely valuable lessons and inspiration.