254. Interviews: Shamir Karkal, Co-Founder of Simple Bank

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Sarah Kocianski interviews Co-Founder of Simple Bank, Shamir Karkal. They take a look at what it means to create a product that actually helps customers achieve their goals.

Shamir Karkal is Co-Founder of Simple Bank, he was the CFO during his time there and is now the CEO and Co-Founder of Sila.

Sarah and Shamir talk about the genesis of Simple Bank and how it developed into a unique banking proposition that delivers a minimum loveable product.

They also talk about the journey that Simple had to navigate in order to achieve its success and how frustration with an issue no-one else was paying attention to led to a successful business.

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This episode was produced by Laura Watkins and edited by Michael Bailey.

Special Guest: Shamir Karkal.

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