Welcome to Entrepreneurs Talk Africa, the essential podcast for Africans trailblazing entrepreneurs, brought to you by The Talk Collective. In this episode, Marc Israel interviews Florent Masson and Sebastien Leblanc from MIPS, a payment orchestration system for merchants and consumers. They discuss their entrepreneurial journey, the challenges they have faced, and the importance of taking risks and trying new things.
During the podcast, Sebastien Leblanc shared how they started MIPS and how their experience as entrepreneurs helped them to build a fast and agile company that makes decisions quickly. He emphasized the importance of having a mindset that is not afraid to take risks and try new things. Florent Masson added that it is crucial to get feedback from customers as quickly as possible and use that feedback to improve products or services.
The hosts also discussed the challenges of being an entrepreneur and how to overcome them. They talked about how bureaucracy can be a major obstacle to innovation and growth, and how to avoid falling into the trap of becoming too bureaucratic. They also shared their personal experiences and successes, including how they were able to get their logo displayed in multiple spots at a food court, and the launch of their new product, MIPS fidelity system.
If you're looking for some entrepreneurial inspiration and insights, this episode of Entrepreneurs Talk Africa is a must-listen. Be sure to check out the show notes for a direct link to MIPS and its payment orchestration system.
MIPS website: https://www.mips.mu/